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Doctor Rosenfeld this is from a viewer who's been diagnosed with sleep apnea two years ago and had atrial fibrillation.
We want to know if I think fibrillation will go away if they treated forest sleep apnea and and how dangerous -- you know.
That's a very -- an important question.
Not many doctors to realize I'm certainly not many people do.
That sleep apnea and atrial fibrillation.
Are often related.
Atrial fibrillation is a very common form.
Of cardiac rhythm disturbance in which a heart -- rapidly usually and very irregularly.
It's not like an extra beat down manageable -- -- all over the place.
Now atrial fibrillation.
It -- treated is not necessarily dangerous it requires to have your blood thin because the greatest risk of atrial fibrillation.
Is that a clot will form.
And one of the chambers of your heart.
And travel to your brain.
And give you -- stroke that's why everyone in my view.
With atrial fibrillation should be -- radical regulated.
Per preferably with whom -- -- war for an.
Now the association with sleep apnea appears to be a significant one.
Most people are many people with atrial fibrillation when their sleep habits are analyzed are found to have sleep apnea.
-- sleep apnea is more than just simple snoring.
Sleep apnea is usually accompanied by -- but then there is a long pause.
During which the person doesn't.
Breathe at all and then a few seconds later they resume almost with a jerk that is sleep apnea it is easily treated.
Go to -- sleep clinic tell your doctor about it and there are ways -- keep pat machines and other ways to treat sleep apnea chances are.
If you have sleep apnea and atrial fibrillation.
The -- -- relations has a better chance of clearing up if the sleep apnea is treated.
So weren't checking out not only for you -- for your sleep partner okay.
Yeah it's right at the crews say yeah it's the inexpensive --
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