1. Earlier tonight, at around 7:25 pm, I noticed a fluttering sensation in my chest. My first thought was atrial fibrillation (AF). I've had quite a few runs of AF, so I'm familiar with its symptoms. I immediately grabbed my iPhone ECG recorder, licked the electrodes (I know, gross, but I wanted a sharp recording), lifted my shirt and placed the device against my chest hoping for a clean recording. Until now, I hadn't been fast enough to catch an arrhythmia in action. But this time, I caught the tail end of the episode. I tweeted the experience.

    This is how it went down.
  2. Click here to view the ECG strip recorded immediately after the symptoms were gone.
  3. DrWes suggested sending the tracing by my EP.
  4. It's all about Participatory Medicine.