yes, you should go on the thinners, and if I were you, I would wean my son to the bottle, and go on the thinners without waiting. It is a matter of life or death here, really. You probably already know, that you are at risk for blood clot formation, which can be deadly. You could have a clot with no warning, and be dead without warning. Or, you could have clots, which cause strokes, or loss of circulation in your limbs
. This is not something to mess with. Along with a blood thinner, you might want to ask your cardiologist about rate control, if she hasn't spoken to you about this. Atrial fib/flutter and tach can be at a controlled rate, or an uncontrolled, fast rate. You do not want a fast uncontrolled rate, as it can affect your blood pressure and circulation as well. There are also medical procedures that can bring the heart back to it's normal sinus rhythm
, by means of drugs, shock
, or surgical interventions. Ask your doc if you are a candidate for any of these types of conversions. You should be worried, about not treating the condition more than about just having it.