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Abdominal spasms and A-Fib

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  • Posted By: Joef41
  • September 13, 2011
  • 02:14 AM

I have A-Fib and recently had a cardiac ablation. Since the ablation, I'm still having the same symptoms I had before the ablation. Whenever I have an episode, it always starts with a trembling or spasm in my abdomen. The spasms then seem to travel to my heart and trigger my irregular heartbeat. I also feel like my throat is closing up whenever this happens and I'm constantly trying to clear my throat. I also feel gassy and start to burp when this happens. The doctors tell me my stomach spasms do not trigger my A-Fib episodes even though I always have the spasms right before the A-Fib episode. This usually happens in the evening -- most times after eating dinner. They tell me the stomach issue is a separate issue. How can it be a separate issue if it always happens before the episode? Can you figure out what's wrong?

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  • hiMy name is Mike and I was searching for information about A-fib and symptoms (throat iritation after A-fib) and came across your post. I've been having A-fib episodes occasionally, and has progressed to more frequently. I have the same exact symptoms as you described about yours. I wonder whether you have found the cause of your A-fib.I have done all sort of tests GI, Pulmonary and cardiology, but my cardiology does not believe the relation to anything else.
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    • November 14, 2012
    • 08:20 PM
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