It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Heart Disorders Message Board

atr;ial fibrilllation

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-10-2010, 12:03 PM   #1
phil 73
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: n ft myers,fl lee
Posts: 1
phil 73 HB User
atr;ial fibrilllation

can atrial fib be caused by anxiety?

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 04-20-2010, 05:12 PM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2002
Posts: 263
sam061 HB User
Re: atr;ial fibrilllation

I have had this for years. I was an inner city middle school teacher and also I ran. I believe that the stress from both caused mine. In answer to your question if it is over whelming stress. I would say that it could. But I have read that they are seeing more runners with this. One thing I would not do, is let them into giving you an AV ablations. This makes you pm dependent. But they can map out your heart and give you an ablation possibly you may have to have two of them to completely stop it. There are meds, but don't let them give you amaeriderone (sp). Doctors do this and it can be life threatening. This is what I was told and the side effects are really bad. the doctor that gave me the AV ablation told me he would never give it to a patient. It is for Ventricular fib, not afib. It is not even FDA approved for afib. - Sam

Closed Thread

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:35 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!