Hi - I was diagnosed with AF after being taken to A&E a month ago (feeling unwell with a heart rate around 135).
I have an appointment with a cardiologist in 4 weeks time and meanwhile, have been keeping a record of heart rate readings - just so I can try to understand AF a little better.
The HR readings vary so much no matter when I take them - they're up around 130, then within a couple of minutes, they're down to 70-80.
Here's some actuals from yesterday and today. (I use a finger tip oximeter and record readings at 15 seconds then 30, 45 and 60 seconds).
54: 61: 48: 38
130: 86: 54: 114
129: 74: 130: 130
60: 113: 130: 130
I'd appreciate views on this - are these results normal for AF?
PS I take 2.5mg bisoprolol and 2x 5mg Apixaban daily