Atrial Fibrillation – Me Being Cardioverted

“I personally had about 5 of these and none lasted as my Afib was persistent at the time.  This fellow describes the experience to a tee right down to the Micheal Jackson Juice.  For some patients this procedure stops the Afib and allows a recovery of sinus rhythm.”  –  Stingram

Getting cardioverted after an episode of Atrial Fibrillation – After having an episode, the doctors gave me a procedure called Cardioversion. It is given by injecting propofol (milk of amnesia), the same drug that was administered to Michael Jackson before his death. While in a sleep state brought on by this drug… the doctors would shock my heart until it would go back into normal sinus rhythm. I posted this video because I thought it might help people who are concerned about Atrial Fibrillation.  My first episode occurred when I was 33, in 2003. It happened spontaneously and has altered the way I live my life.  The doctors prescribed Sotalol and Coumadin — one to regulate my heart rhythm, the other to prevent my blood from clotting in case I had another episode.  When atrial fibrillation occurs, blood pools in your heart chambers which can cause clotting, which in turn can result in stroke or even death. No matter which drugs the doctors prescribed, it was not successful in keeping my heart out of Atrial Fibrillation.  It happened on the average of every three months.  The only way my to get my heart back to normal rhythm was to have a cardioversion each time.  This procedure is shown in the video above.  I had actually enjoyed the experience.  It was a short euphoric feeling, then sleep, which seemed to last only seconds. By the time I awoke, 20 to 30 minutes would have gone by.  After having cardioversion 7 times, I asked a nurse to video the procedure. I never remembered

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