I am new on here, I was diagnosed with AF when I went into hospital with appendicitis in October 2014. I am also asthmatic and have type2diabetes so because of a bad chest have been told in the past I cannot have general anesthetics. It was bad enough having the appendicitis with all the scans x-rays etc but to be shouted at one night that I had AF and had to keep still scared me even more, how can you move about with drips in both arms. Well Ive had to go on warfarin and after what I call trial and error by the cardiologist I am now on Diltiezem/Tildiem 360mg (two tablets) I have had two cardioversions, the first did not work the second only 13 days. Also Ive had ECGs,Week long ambulatory ECG, 24hr ECG, Echocardiogram. After going to the clinic periodically since 2014 I have now been discharged, with the words if you need anymore information or if you dont feel well see your GP. I still have AF everyday so I feel let down not to have anything in writing about my condition.So I rang my surgery only to be told I could have a telephone consultation on Monday 4th July. All the time I was seeing the cardiologist he never once listend to my answers when he asked how are you feeling, I have been very tired, short of breath (different feeling to asthma) dizzy, confused, the list goes on. I am very grateful to have found this site as it has shown me I am not alone. Thank you for being here. Sorry for the long rant.
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