Hi, does anyone know if it's true that some people suffer classic aura migraines for some time after a cryoballoon AF ablation? I had a this ablation a month ago and I've had a migraine nearly every day since then. I researched this on line and it appears to be a fairly common problem. But I wasn't warned that this might happen. One research paper suggests it is the result of 'atrial septal defect' (ASD) (a hole?) caused by the 'atrial septal puncture' of the wall of the heart during cryoablation (from right to left of the heart). If this is true, does anyone understand why it happens? And can anyone reassure me the migraines will stop?
The ablation has been very successful so far, my PAF has stopped altogether.
Best regards, Linda