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I have been scheduled for a cardiac ablation due to

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I have been scheduled for a cardiac ablation due to recurring episodes of arrhythmia which are not controlled through medication. is this procedure a cure? I also take meds for high blood pressure, and have been suffering intractable migraines for nearly 25 years. Are these symptoms/conditions all inter-related?
mysticdoc :

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mysticdoc :

Hi there,

I am Mysticdoc, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.

I am here to help you with your concerns.

mysticdoc :

Yes, cardiac ablation procedure is very successful in curing the recurring episodes of arrhythmias.

mysticdoc :

The success rate is above 90%,

mysticdoc :

There are some risks of complications like bleeding, heart puncture, another type of arrhythmia,

mysticdoc :

But the risk is very small.

mysticdoc :

The high blood pressure and migraine may not be related to the arrhythmias.

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