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Jan Mitchell

Jan Mitchell

Jan Mitchell is a resident of Nashville, Tennessee and she was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (Afib) almost 10 years ago. With the help of her doctor, Jan was able to find a treatment option that allowed her to resume all of her favorite pastime activities, including gardening and spending time with her family.
One Woman's Struggle with (& Solution to) Atrial Fibrillation

For more than four years I dealt with horrible fatigue. I wore monitors, visited cardiologists, pulmonologists, obstetricians and primary care physicians, but the fatigue continued. 

In 2009, during a CAT scan and ultrasound meant to check on a gall bladder issue, my physician happened to discover a large atrial myeloma in my heart. I underwent open heart surgery in March of 2009 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Following surgery, I dealt with atrial fibrillation (Afib), but after a few weeks everything seemed to return to normal and I no longer noticed Afib as an issue.

Fast-forward to 2014, at which point I began to experience overwhelming fatigue caused by Afib.