posted on Jan, 10 2013 @ 04:09 PM
reply to post by chrisbobson
Here is a bit of info I found very quickly, which should clear things up: "Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation is the most common arrhythmia lasting for
more than 30 seconds. Its prevalence in the population increases with age, and it is estimated to affect over 4 percent of the population above the
age of 60. "
Another point is that: "Atrial fibrillation usually followed the development of overt cardiovascular disease. Cardiac failure and rheumatic heart
disease were the most powerful predictive precursors."
Meaning that even before the condition you mentioned came into effect there would have already been severe heart problems. That is why that condition
usually comes into play in OLD age.
At the relatively young age of an astronaut it shouldn´t have therefore been a problem.
How old was he when he flew? I suppose that the risk at a rather young age is relatively low.
Plus not to mention the immensely huge mountain of evidence that exists besides this in favor of the moon mission.
Oh, where did you get the info that the guy had AF?
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