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Atrial Fibrillation with Hypertension and almost fainting
Both your blood pressure and heart rate are too fast. This alone means there is room for adjustment of your medications. On the other hand, since you have had AF for many years, it is unlikely this alone causes you to feel faint, unless your heart function has deteriorated considerably.
Thus, I am concerned something in your rhythm has changed. This requires blood tests, an EKG and probably a 24 hr Holter monitor test, and probably a cardiac ECHO.
You can look at these links for more information:
I am also concerned you may have developed coronary artery disease. Women often have atypical symptoms that frequently go unrecognized:
Hope this helps,
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