If you suspect that you have AFib, or have been diagnosed with it, you may feel concerned or even fearful about the changes you’ll encounter as you seek to manage the condition. Although each person will have their own unique experience with AFib and will find different ways to manage the changes.
We have all cultivated nutritional habits, and AFib may push you into making some diet-related habit adjustments, particularly if you are taking medication. However, a healthy diet is important for everyone so if AFib serves as a trigger to help you choose healthier foods, perhaps people in your family will join you and you’ll all get healthier together as you learn what works best for managing atrial fibrillation.
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This has been very helpful to me. I can relate to this very well. I like to go out and have some wine or a martini. I have found that 2 wine and 1 martini is about all I can handle and not expect an episode in the middle of the night. As someone else s...
As an alcoholic (binge drinker,) alcohol is a major risk factor for triggering AFIB. If I get to a point where I'm drinking and not eating properly for several days, it's off to the ER for yet another stay. Once the alcohol is out of my system...
I am a drinker and also have Afib. I also was an endurance athlete for over 20 years. So I created the perfect storm as far as Afib goes.
Anytime the celebration got too much, especially combined with stressful exercise, Afib would always o...