I was diagnosed with AF almost exactly a year ago. I'd gone for my regular diabetes check (type 2 diet controlled) and the nurse put me on an ECG and then I was sent off to the local A and E in an ambulance. I'm 55 about 1 1/2 stone over weight but walk a lot and am pretty fit. I felt a bit hot and my heart rate was over 170BPM. They gave me Apixaban and Bisoprolol and I have to say the care was excellent (Horton Banbury).
I had another attack about a month later and again went to A and E but every thing was fine within an hour.
Yesterday I was in my workshop and thought it was getting warm but it was me I was hot and sweating, I checked my heart rate on my watch and mobile and it either wouldn't measure it or came up as over 160BPM. I went and had a lie down and slept really well last night. Today it seems a little slower but I'm still hot and sweating. I got a lift to work (I run a shop). I feel OK apart from a dull ache in my left side which I suspect is my heart or my imagination.
Should I go to the hospital? I thought if things don't improve I should go after work. Thoughts anyone? Oh and I'm new here