I put my details into the on line calculator and was completely astonished by the result. It concluded that my heart age is 18 years older than my actual age!!!
One of the questions is "Have you ever suffered from AF?"...so I confirmed in the yes box.
I put all the same details in again, this time answering no the AF question and my heart age was reduced by 10 years.
Should we conclude that the NHS/BHF consider even a single bout of diagnosed AF reduced our lifespan by 10 years???!!!
Has anyone else tried this calculator and what was the result?
Incidentally, my other details are I believe relatively low risk (couldn't answer the question about cholesterol as I was recently tested and was only given the overall number and they ask for the HDL level as well) but no need for Statins.
I also know my Calcium score is zero.
To me this calculator is probably not for those of us who have been to cardiologists and EP's and received appropriate treatment.
Any thoughts would be appreciated