You can't say exactly what altitutde might put you into a fib.
It is the deprivation of oxygen.
The average altitude in NM is 5700 feet
If you are at sea level, or near it, this is a significant change and can be
You will need to see why your cardiologist does not thing you are a candidate for ablation.
Here is a good article on who is a candidate for ablation.
One reason would be if meds don't work, or if you can not tolerate medications.
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I am sorry you are having stabbing pain in your right calf.
stabbing pain and swelling can be a sign of a blood clot also called a DVT or deep venous thrombosis.
this would need to be checked for by an ultrasound at your local ER emergency room.
or your pain can be from a pinched nerve in your leg or electrolyte problems.
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