Fins & Afib

I understand that working out with fins increases the HR.  Could it possibly cause an Afib episode?  At the end of July I ended up in ICU with a HR of 155.  Now I'm on medicine that I don't really want to be taking and wonder if it is necessary.  And I have had a loop monitor inserted.  I think it was stupidity on my part.  I had been having some heart racing episodes that I chalked up to anxiety:  moving/job change/caffeine.   Mentioned it to new family practice doctor.  EKG showed nothing.  3 week heart monitor showed nothing.  After 3 weeks of no swimming (due to monitor) I hopped in and swam 2,000 then decided to add fins and do another 1,000 alternating fast/easy.  Got in the shower and Afib hit.  I am now under the care of a good cardiologist BUT he is not a swimmer. I'm trying to make the case that the fins caused the Afib.  I've tried googling for information on any connection between race pace swimming with fins - and Afib but couldn't find much.  Thoughts? 

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