I had my ablation today and I’m so pleased it’s over and I’m home. He found the problem and tried to ablate but each time he did I would go i...
I had my first appointment yesterday with my EP, an appointment I feel I’ve waited 30 years for and for the first time ever someone agreed!!!...
Time to come clean.
Many of you regulars will know that since my last ablation in 2008 I have been free of AF although I have had some other arrhythmias, mainly ...
Are PPIs pro-arrhythmic drugs?
Just had a quick question re: PPIs ( I'm currently on omeprazole ). Can they/do they have an impact on afib?...
Checking your own medications - lesson reinforcement!
I have written about our wonderful xmas with OH in hospital before. Today we have a new instalment to add: Another detail to add to David's "...
Post ablation update
Hi everyone, I had my ablation on 25th March and just wanted to share how I’ve found the recovery so far. Despite trying to keep my expectati...
Having a wobble
I have Paroxysmal arrhythmias and the really bad episodes lasting 6 hours and over happen a few times a year. The EP said he has no idea if t...
Hereditary aspect of arrhythmias
Does anyone have more than one person in their family with arrhythmia problems. Years ago a Cardio Ward sister said to me if I have daughters...
Post ablation update
Morning everyone, It will be 5 weeks on Monday since my ablation for SVT and just wanted to let you all know how I’m getting on. Of course I ...
Horseback riding and anticoagulants
In a couple months Im going to get a new knee. Im almost 66 and on anticoagulant for life, thankyou a fib....
How do you cope ?
After years of having afib and svt you would think I would have found a way to cope and stay calm but since I had atrial flutter in December ...
I see a lot of posts regarding heart calm but I would like to say thank you for this site recommending Magnesium Taurate. I was getting so ma...
Stopped Pills - Heart went back to sinus rhythm
For most of you that know me you may remember that last year after having an infected tooth removed my heart went back to sinus rhythm. My si...
SVT episode post ablation
Hi everyone, I had my ablation on Monday morning and on Wednesday night I had a 4 hour episode of SVT, I took two 50mg doses of flecainide on...
I had an ablation in October 2016 which was successful until I had a mastectomy in January 2018 when I went into AF. Since then I have had a ...
Afib will not kill you - oh really!
A few well meaning contributors often say to newbies - do not worry Afib will not kill you! This I feel is misleading others into a false sen...
Rates during episodes
I noticed yesterday that when I posted my rates when in SVT a few people were shocked/ surprised how high they were. This is normal for me an...
My ablation experience
To start, my arrhythmias were svt and frequent ventricular ectopics. However, my svt was not definitively diagnosed until after my EP study, ...
On for a rant
Then says I’m going to change you to Sotalol instead of Bisoprolol, and you can just take Flec if you need it, I’ll organise that. Anyway, I ...
Alcohol and Atrial Fibrillation
Here is a link to yet another article on AF from today’s Mail Online....
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