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Dec 16, 2019 · Scared about Ablation for AFib. in Heart Rhythm Conditions

Can anyone explain if long term atrial flutter damages the heart muscle. My heart stays in flutter 70 percent of the time and has been in continuous flutter since 6 Dec

Mar 18, 2019 · Scared about Ablation for AFib. in Heart Rhythm Conditions

I have had 3 ablutions. The procedure has no bad after effects. My latest was on 1 March and I was back coaching my middle school baseball team 3 days later. It is possible you may have a fib episodes the first couple months after the surgery until the scar tissue the ep creates around the source of your unwanted electrical impulses solidifies. I bet you will be pleasantly surprised at how easy it is and how much better you feel. There is a good chance your doc will not add any drugs afterward except for your blood thinner.

Mar 18, 2019 · Afib and alcohol: Holiday Heart? in Heart Rhythm Conditions

I have never used alcohol and have AFIB and A flutter. I suggest you see a cardiologist. The ER doc is probably not qualified to give the kind of advice he gave you. I doubt if giving up your wine will solve your AFIB but it may help in other areas of your life