- Last reply 13 May 2013 at 15:37
This is a summary of my experiences with AF.
I hope that some on here may find it helpful to read of someone else's experiences.
If there is ....
I am a 74 year old woman - I had my first experience of PAF almost forty years ago; I did not know what it was then and a diagnosis proved impossible as episodes ....
Three years ago I was diagnosed with PAF. I thought it was a one off as there were no other cardiac problems so I forgot all about it. In January I had another attack ....
Although I've had palpitations for years, I was told this was quite normal - it was only after a bout lasted for 8 hours and I was having trouble breathing and pains ....
I have recently been in hospital and diagnosed with the above. I have been prescribed Warfarin and am quite nervous about how this will affect my life now. Has ....
Have been taking ramipril 1.25 mgs since last July ( 2011), after an episode of A F.
Have a bit of a cough, which I can cope with. Has anyone taking this drug ....
I have been on warfarin for 5yrs(and stable) because of a/f.
My daughter is getting married next year,and of couse i will be drinkng quite a bit .
If i stop ....
I have suffered with AF for about 3 years now I am on beta blockers-Warfrin for the condition. For the past 6 months or so I have been experiencing dizziness and ....
Fairly new to this site but finding it so helpful. I was taken in to casualty in Feb with a heart rate of 170 this was my first time of having this ....
I was thirty nine and doing relief work in New Orleans after the hurricanes, when I fainted. I was rushed to a hospital where my heart stopped again for 14 seconds ....
I am in my early 60's have had periods if irregular heartbeat over about a 6 year period.
When I get AF it sticks and doesn't stop. It will go on for months causing ....
Hi guys. Would just like to share a long story short.
I am 34 years old, got my first encounter with Paroxysmal Afib at the age of 27/28.
This has been a life ....
i know that all blood thinners have a risk of bleeding, but Pradaxa seems to have antidote for it (unlike warfarin which can be treated with vitamin k).
My dad had a heart attack a few weeks ago.
The doctor has changed his prescription of 10mg prasugrel to 75mg clopidogrel.
The pharmacist seemed surprised. ....
Until I bought my own monitor I found that I wasn't being tested enough. I've always been on a high dose of warfarin at the moment I take 9 and a half. Last year ....
I've been told there's nothing can be done to improve my situation. I have permanent atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter and although I have a pacemaker that ....
I know people do not regularly post on this site but does anyone know a site that they do for AF? I am so frightened of this condition and could do with ....
I am 52 years old and have just been diagnosed with AF. I was in the middle of a weight loss programme, which included swimming, gym and walking. I have stopped ....
Diagnosed with atypical atrial flutter in 2000, given Sotalol, Digoxin, GTN spray (not all at same time) - all proved to cause further episodes of AF. Placed on ....
can anyone help please. i would like to take my granddaughters to disney florida in the next couple of years and have been researching travel insurance. because ....
Having afib and flutter for 10 yrs now. I had an ablation last year for the flutter and was a success but still have a problem with afib so have been ....
I have been diagnosed with persistent atrial fibrillation. I have looked at all the possible treatments that I may be on. However I could not find a comprehensive ....
There seems to be lots of people coming onto this site when they are ill. I was hoping for some more post treatment information on how successful it was.
I am ....
Hello out there, I wonder if any of you know of how to get over the effects of AF, I have it about every 10 days, and to be honest it makes me feel very very poorly ....
Hello, I am female and 61yrs old. My first experience of something not quite right namely PAF was in 1995 approx. 13 yrs ago. I had an unusual irregular thumping ....
I found it immensely comforting to read the other posts about AF from young people so I thought I'd share my own experience too. (Not that I'm so young now, but ....
I first started off with AF about 3 years ago. When one night
I started to expeience a fluttering in the left side of my chest and a peristant need to pass water. ....
hi i am 40 years old and have been getting chest and abdo pain for a couple of years now but apart from finding ulsers in my stomach my doc cannot find anything ....
Diagnosed with AF in May 2008, but about 6 months before that, and ever since,seem to suffer with pressure in ears and head. Has anyone else experienced these problems.
This is my first post to this AF forum. I have been recently diagnosed with AF. I am male, 45 years old and admittedly 20 to 30 pounds overweight. I take amlodipine ....
It seems to me that there is a very large spectrum when considering the impact of AF on individuals after reading other people's case histories on this site. However, ....
Hello everyone, I have been diagnosed with Paroximal A F for 2 years now.
I take 140 mg of Sotalol twice daily and do on occasions have horrible nightmares which ....
This is my first post. Hi.
On Fri I had my 3rd serious episode of fast AF with tachycardia 130-160 bpm, peaking at 200 periodically.
Two years ago, it was ....
\" Hi all im new to site,im 29yrs old and i have had afib since i was 21yrs old.at that time i was working out all the time & taking cretine.i also was ....
Any other runners with AF out there? I believe it's not uncommon with older athletes.
I'm 66 and for just over a year have been experiencing raised heart beats ....
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