I had a cardiac ablation this February for SVT. The SVT was eliminated with 10 radio frequency burns, but I was left with fairly recurrent PAC's, which I'd never experienced prior to the ablation. A low dose of cardizem was recommended which I stopped after 5 days because it left me feeling faint. I deal with the irregular heart rhythm by exercising more. When I feel a string of them I go out for a brisk walk. Question: Has anyone also experienced PAC's following an ablation for SVT? I feel one episodic condition was replaced by a fairly reoccurring one. I think it will settle down but for a while I was mightily upset at this unexpected outcome of the ablation.
I had an ablation in January 08 for a-fib and a-flutter. I to now have bouts of PVC'S and PAC's. For a couple of months after the ablation they would get intense and happen frequently, but now I hardly notice them. They do not happen often and I no longer find them bothersome.
No not to calm them down, as I beleive it is just the heart healing its self. The only thing I did take was 300mg Calcium and 500mg Magnisum, after I took that the next day I did not have a single one. Might be just a fluke, but Mag is supposed to calm the heart
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