Hi everybody, back in darkest February I picked up what I thought was a chest infection that would leave me breathless with bouts of dizziness. Eventually, when I realised this wasn't going to go away I went to my local surgery. It emerged that my heartbeat was 240 bpm, & I was promptly shipped of to hospital where PAF was diagnosed. Now I'm on beta blockers & Warfarin & have only had two bouts all year, both following a lapse in following the recommended alcohol intake. I work in the building industry & have since returned to work which I feel is better therapy than anything, although at 67 I do have to slow down a bit. I'd like to think that if my heart can beat at 240 bpm then it must be pretty tough, they say that it's getting the wrong signals so hopefully a cure shouldn't be too far down the road.