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I am scheduled for an @ablation soon. I've had no arrhythmia since taking medications (@xarelto and sotalol). I was hospitalized twice last fall, one with cardiac inversion. I've had two cardiac inversions. One over 20 years ago and the one last fall. I've experienced palpitations for many years but the heart has always corrected itself except for the three times I was in hospital through emergency. In the last 3 years I have been plagued with an continuous low frequency drone caused by… read more
When I had my first ablation they blew a hole in my heart and I ended up in cardiac tampenode. Woke up in ICU on a ventilator. Took me a year to recover. Have had 3 more since then. Second one was… read more
Took amioderone for 4 months after an ablation. Had to use a walker, severe shortness of breathe and weakness. After 4 ablations the one antiarrythmic that had the least amount of side effects for me… read more
I have Afib and had an ablation in 2018. I had a heart attack also in 2017 and had a stent put in and a pacemaker. I am wondering what I should do for the continued episodes of Afib I still have. I called my heart doctor and he says there isn't much else that can be done. I am just curious if others have had this happen and have any advice for slowing these heart palpitations that happen at least once a day and can last for a couple of hours.
When they do an ablation they burn some of your electrical impulses that are located in/near your sinus node. Before the procedure they warn you that it is possible that the procedure could destroy… read more
I’m 66yr old male with A-fib was diagnosed 2/16 I’ve had four cardio versions that didn’t work. Was on a couple of different meds that didn’t work. Amiodarone did work for the A-fib but put me into hyperthyroidism and the A-fib retuned. So now my EP is doing the abalition. I don’t like the idea of messing with my heart.
My ablation was 5/2018 I’m still in NSR. I am taking Sotalol 120mg twice a day but hope to get off that the next time I see my EP. I’m sure that retiring from a high pressure job helped. I was a Nurse… read more
My doctor has suggested to have the Ablation dkne, was told I would put to sleep because it is a long procedure. I read that you are given a IF and put under but you could be awake, I am confused. I would rather be put to sleep for the whole time
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