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Arrhythmias - Symptoms

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Comment from: Gary, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: January 04

Since having open-heart surgery to repair a mitral valve (had progressed to mitral regurgitation) I have had many bouts of irregular heart beat including A-fib, flutter and ventricular tachycardia. I generally feel tired, have shortness of breath and can feel the thumping when leaning or laying on my left side. I had an ablation in early 2012 which stopped the symptoms, but in the past two months they have returned. I've been on Warfarin for two years.

Comment from: vg, 75 or over Male (Patient) Published: September 12

With my heart rhythm disorder, I am suffering from shortness of breath; I'm tired all the time, I have chest pain and I have lost my appetite.

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Arrhythmias - Treatment

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Arrhythmias - Medications

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