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Atrial Fibrillation
I too have Atrial Fib, was diagnosed 1.5 years ago, when I had a medical to renew my licence. Was off work for 4 months until I could get into see a cardiologist. My issues have been happening for most of my life and I am 52 now. I am trying to find a Cardiologist that has experienced past issues with the stomach and heart, as so far I have seen 2 different Cardiologists and either one would explore these concerns, and I am searching for some health provider that has experienced this problem, as the world is a big place and surely there must be someone out there that? I would like to be on this forum, because its the closet thing to what I experienced, as the only remedy the Doctors have is drugs.      
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You well be read by more people who suffer from AFib if you post your question on the Heart Rhythm Community here on MedHelp.

I am not familiar with our reason to want a stomach expertise in a cardiologist, but I am sure any cardiologist can refer you to a digestive related specialist and they can consult if that is helpful in treating your condition.

Are you in permanent or intermittent AFib?  Are you taking any medication?  I would suggest that you discuss with your doctor taking something to reduce the chance of blood clots/stroke, maybe just a aspirin.

There is a wide range of hearth arrhythmic drugs, starting with a beta blocker, that may help keep you in normal sinus rhythm.  If you are in permanent AFib it may be necessary to undergo a cardioconversion... and if that is needed the sooner the better as long term AFib is difficult if not impossible to reverse.  
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