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I had an ablation two years ago ,they released me a year ago saying did not need further treatment,I still get at not as bad,I get nearly every night,just getting up for a wee starts it,I take 4 sweetener in my tea and have about 8 cups of tea a day,sweet tooth.does anyone think the sweetener could be setting it off.im over wait so trying to cut out sugar?

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Aspartame is commonly associated with Arrhythmia so see if is one of the ingredients.

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Sorry to hear you are having problems. Try cutting out the sweeteners and take less tea. Try drinking warm water for a while instead and see how you go. If you are struggling why not contact your cardiac medic again.

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might be the caffeine in the te I switched to fruit teas when started AF and don't miss it now

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D cafe,sweetex does not have aspartame in it,

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Certainly artificial sweeteners trigger my AF! I avoid them totally now. Please stop using them and hopefully you will see the difference.

Jean

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Some sweeteners are implicated in a fib, I think aspartame was the main one, which I believe Canderell is. You can easily check on Google which one are implicated, when I looked in 2017 the were several reports accessible.

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Taking sweeter, no aspartame in them ,d cafe tea,?

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I take sucralose, was not on any list I could find.

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Possibly try a sweetener such as a stevia based one that Slender make! But for me,the main thing in your post is that you are still having issues so often with AF.Are you anticoagulated? I would want to be referred again to a cardiologist or EP..Best wishes

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What is anticoagulatex please. Since ablation when I have racing heart it does not go above 95,once it did 2 months ago 130.before ablation 240.I am going to try take my bisapol at night instead of the morning,

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Anticoagulants are given to reduce the elevated stroke risk in AF people.They can be Warfarin,or the new styke ones such as Apixaban.

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