Dear all. Was feeling quite chipper after meeting cardiologist yesterday. He's told GP to give me NOAC riveroxaban and Verapamil and said we would discuss ablation I'm due course.
Saw my gp today to get script and she has brought me right down 😕. Basically she acted as if it my PAF is a disaster. When I told her I'd be alone with my children in a holiday home in a small village all summer she looked very worried and asked if I knew any neighbours who could help in an emergency. When I said something like "well plenty of people go merrily along with it for years?" she replied "well not merrily but they get through".
Now feeling awful and of course worried the stress will bring on an attack. I have lone PAF so nothing else wrong with me and I keep fit and am losing weight (only slightly need to anyway). I'm off caffeine and sugar and am taking steps to manage stress. Ut I keep reading all over the Web (except here lol) that AF causes dementia, heart failure and strokes and I'm losing the will to pay another penny to my pension. Some words of encouragement please good people. Xx