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All the metallic and electronic machines even a wrist watch do affect the normal functioning of the machine due to alteration of body's electromagnetic fields.It is best to remove all metallic and electronic items away from your body while undergoing such investigations.
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Hi! im46 yrs old and i am latina. My concern is that I took an EKG and my results where that. I have sinus rhythm (slow) left axis deviation consistent with LAFB RBBB QRS= 145 ms RSR in V1 S 30 ms in 1v5 v6 Borderline ECG should i be concern? I weight 135 pounds Please let me know concern. Thank You!
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I am having constant thudding heartbeats with irregular or skipped beats. This has been going on for the last five hours . I can't sleep. It has been bad for the last two days but not constant as it is now . I'm worried. I can't fall asleep . I seem to lurch awake even as I drift off with another powerful rushing feeling of thudding in my chest and more skipped beats. I have been complaining to my doctor for 12 years of irregular beats. I have had several ECG and scans and they always tell me there's nothing wrong with the functioning of my heart but I can't ignore these symptoms that don't go away. I believe my stressing over them makes them worse but it's a vicious circle. I am meant to be on Citalopram but took one tablet and woke up in the middle of the night clenching my jaw with skipping beats . Looking up the side effects/contra indications it says should not take if suffer any heart rhythms problems. Why is my doctor giving me these ? So I daren't take them for fear of making things worse but I do need an anxiolytic as prescribed.
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