How do they get you out of A-fib? Cardioversion therapy
If A-fib symptoms are bothersome or if this is the first episode of atrial fibrillation, a doctor may attempt to reset the heart rhythm (sinus rhythm) using a procedure called cardioversion. Cardioversion can be done in two ways: Electrical cardioversion.
Can you convert yourself out of A-fib? Some episodes of AFib can come and go on their own. Others may need treatment to get your heart back to a normal rate and rhythm. Sometimes, you may be able to take steps to help ease symptoms or stop an episode when it starts. Talk to your doctor about what’s safe and makes sense for you.
How can I fix my atrial fibrillation at home?
- manage your blood pressure.
- manage your cholesterol levels.
- eat a heart-healthy diet.
- exercise for 20 minutes most days of the week.
- quit smoking if you smoke.
- maintain a healthy weight.
- get enough sleep.
- drink alcohol in moderation.
Can your heart go in and out of A-fib? Episodes of atrial fibrillation may come and go, or they may be persistent. Although A-fib itself usually isn’t life-threatening, it’s a serious medical condition that requires proper treatment to prevent stroke.