I was just curious if anyone has dealt with heart irregularities that may have been connected to their having sleep apnea? There seems to be some indication in sleep research that apnea could generate heart problems, but I've never actually run into someone that did have such issues.
When I was first diagnoised with a-fib one of the first things my EP did was send me for a sleep study. I was surprised when I was told I did have sleep apnea. My EP told me sleep apnea does not cause a-fib, but it can make it worse. I do use a CPAP machine.
When I went into the doctors because of PVC's, My doctor very quickly asked me about my sleeping habits. PVCs due to sleep apnea was one of the suspects. I did a sleep study (during which I barely slept) and had 11 sleep incidents in a little over an hour. I am getting a CPAP fitted in a couple weeks.
I would love to know if this is going to help. I read on this board that some people say it does help with PVCs.
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