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Table 2 Possible arrhythmiatriggering-factors as identified by patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation

From: Arrhythmia-provoking factors and symptoms at the onset of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: A study based on interviews with 100 patients seeking hospital assistance

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