Don’t Just Manage Your A-Fib with Meds. Seek your Cure!
Don’t Expect Miracles from Current Medications
Antiarrhythmic drugs are only effective for about 40% of patients. Many patients can’t tolerate the bad side effects. When drugs do work, over time, the they become less effective or stop working. According to Drs. Savelieva and Camm:
“The plethora of antiarrhythmic drugs currently available for the treatment of A-Fib is a reflection that none is wholly satisfactory, each having limited efficacy combined with poor safety and tolerability.”
Drugs don’t cure A-Fib but merely keep it at bay.
Learn All Your Treatment Options
To start, educate yourself about Atrial Fibrillation and review all your treatment options on our page: Treatments for Atrial Fibrillation.
Next, move on to the guidelines we’ve posted: Which of the A-Fib Treatment Options is Best for Me? Then, discuss these treatment options with your doctor. This should be a ‘team effort’, a decision you and your doctor will make together.
Don’t just manage your A-Fib. Seek your Cure.