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I am 75 years old. Have had atrial fibrillation over the last

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I am 75 years old. Have had atrial fibrillation over the last two years. Had fleccainide with problems. Had beta blockers. Had an attempt at ablation. Not totally successful. Had a pacemaker. Still I get periodic fibrillation with light headedness and palpitations.
What can I do next.I am reasonably fir. Go the the gym regularly. 6foot 1inch tall and 13 stones in weight.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Thanks for this question. Can you live with it?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

It is compromising the quality of my life.

I am very well from all other aspects and I feel that total rectification of this problem will help.



Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 years ago.
Thanks for this reply Joseph

Unfortunately you have done everything other than another ablation.

would you be willing to try that?