I had another echocardiogram Tuesday, after my blood pressure went screaming up to 189/90 on Monday (don't know why - weight is down, exercise up), along with some other stuff. So, I went to the Doc on an "urgent" basis on Monday, and he ordered an EKG, an ECG, plus one more BP med.
He called me Tues pm with the ECG results - I am still in Atrial Fibrillation, but the heart itself is "strong." However, the blood pressure in my lungs is a bit too high, which might be caused by my general high systemic BP, or by sleep apnea.
I really don't believe I have sleep apnea, but am quite willing to go through the test (how I will ever sleep, I don't have a clue), as if this is part of the problem it is solvable.
Just finished a 5 mile walk, BP is now down, and I felt pretty energetic today. See the doc on Wed next for further course of action. Have found a doc in CO who was in the initial trial of cryogenic ablation, and knows how to do it, but have yet to make contact.
My cardiologist thinks this may be the way to go.