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elizabeth1941 (@elizabeth1941)

Afib ablation

Heart Rhythm Conditions | Last Active: Mar 19, 2019 | Replies (23)

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@sal70

Hi Rubywitch67,
I had to have 6 mo on Xarelto after ablation. I was having muscle aches, was very tired and headaches. I asked my doc about side effects and these were common. I tried other blood thinners but had same issues . Because I had only 1 afib incident after ablation and couldn’t tolerate side effects of meds, he allowed me off meds and put in the “link”. If I have an episode that I am unaware of, the link alerts my doc and they contact me. If I am aware of a “realized” episode, I call doc or go to ER if it doesn’t stop. The link went in to monitor me after I went off blood thinners. I think they use it for folks who cannot tolerate meds very well. Ablation was a good thing for me. Few episodes and feel so much better. Be brave!

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Hello I am soon going to have an ablation. I was wondering how long did the procedure take?