Review: could Stress and anxiety cause Atrial fibrillation?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 61,166 people who have Stress and anxiety. Among them, 361 experience Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter). See who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Stress and anxiety
Stress and anxiety (latest reports from 1,281,759 patients) is typically treated by Xanax, Klonopin, Clonazepam, Lorazepam, Lexapro, Zoloft.
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 369,145 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Mar, 9, 2014: 61,166 people who have stress and anxiety are studied. Among them, 363 (0.59%) have Atrial Fibrillation. They amount to 0.10% of all the 369,145 people who have Atrial Fibrillation.
Gender of people who have stress and anxiety and experienced Atrial fibrillation * :
|Atrial fibrillation||68.59%||31.41% |
Age of people who have stress and anxiety and experienced Atrial fibrillation * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.32%||1.32%||5.00%||17.11%||75.26% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Atrial fibrillation||21.43%||50.00%||28.57%||0.00% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (114 people, 31.40%)
- Hypertension (89 people, 24.52%)
- Pain (77 people, 21.21%)
- Depression (59 people, 16.25%)
- Insomnia (48 people, 13.22%)
- Osteoporosis (40 people, 11.02%)
- Prophylaxis (30 people, 8.26%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (29 people, 7.99%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (27 people, 7.44%)
- Constipation (25 people, 6.89%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Aspirin (102 people, 28.10%)
- Xanax (90 people, 24.79%)
- Ativan (77 people, 21.21%)
- Coumadin (58 people, 15.98%)
- Lorazepam (48 people, 13.22%)
- Multaq (47 people, 12.95%)
- Digoxin (45 people, 12.40%)
- Paxil (42 people, 11.57%)
- Synthroid (42 people, 11.57%)
- Lexapro (41 people, 11.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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