Had AF for around two years now and it is getting worse. Had around 8 really bad episodes since January. I'm 46. Was cardioverted in May and it worked, can't tell you how good it felt having a normal beating heart beat. Felt great to be able to go to the gym and do normal stuff,I was running up the stairs instead of nearly passing out prior. Unfortunately it only lasted a month and my AF has returned, heart rate stuck above 120 all the time . I have been referred to Wythenshaw and met a Dr. Fox the other day, have been put on his urgent list for Ablation, which I am pleased about but it a little worried. What concerns me at the moment is I am not able to do my Job due to the state I am in. I am on 10 mg of Bisoporol and can take up to 4 flechanide tablets a day. I suffer bad dizzy spells and breathlessness. My job is really heavy duty (I am a window fitter) and yesterday as soon as I tried to carry anything upstairs or lifted anything heavy my heart started and I felt I was going to pass out. I don't feel safe doing my job at the moment but because of the financial implications of being off work (I am self employed and wouldn't receive benefits) I have struggled on. The danger is if I have an episode going up a ladder I could seriously injure myself . I am seriously depressed with it all. Was wondering if anyone else's work is being affected with AF?
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