Table 2

Possible arrhythmiatriggering-factors as identified by patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation

Triggering factor

%


Mental stress

54

Physical effort

42

Tiredness

41

Any alcohol

34

White wine

16

Red Wine

26

Liquor

26

Coffee

25

Infections

22

Cold drinks

8

Large meal

3

Food

18

Onions

5

Nuts

4

Chocolate

3

Ice cream

2

Spiced food

2

Cream

1

Strawberries

1

Fish

1

Sweets

1

Beans

1

Shellfish

1

Garlic

1

No triggering-factor

15


Hansson et al. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2004 4:13   doi:10.1186/1471-2261-4-13

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