I am 69 yrs old , have had a pacemaker for approx 4-1/2 yrs, maybe more. Had pacer check about 3 mon ago and was turned up a bit. My question is this, I have felt my pacer go off at least 9 times in past 2 days where as I never felt before. I am leaving on vacation on Mar 7th and am concerned, should I be?
I had a new pacemaker put in about Feb 5th and just noticed today that there is a lump above it and another spot to the left. I have an app t with my heart doctor next Wed...is this something that should be checked on right away or is it okay to wait until I see him? Thank you.
I had a dual pacemaker put in April 25, 2014. I feel it ticking at times and then it will stop if I move in a different position. I wonder if it is suppose to do that. I go back to my doctor in July to have it checked. I wonder if I should go sooner or is that the way the pacemaker s will do?
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.
My 4 year old son tells me often that his heart is Beeping, (pounding) and i feel it and it seems faster at some times, could he have something wrong or is he just a child who notices his heart beating diffrent ways ? He had a EKG done and it was normal but i am still worryed, HELP
Hi, I am 25 years old female. I had a sudden rapid heart beating followed by rapid breath taking and then my feet get cold. I have also headache and a bit nausea. I went to the hospital few days ago and they check me and says the lung function and ECG result are normal. The USG on the stomach also fine. The only thing they found is that I have low iron concentration in my blood (but not too low they said) and they give me iron pills. At first 4 days I am getting better but then I felt the first symptom again. Could you give me some explanation about my condition? And what should I do to prevent it occurs again? Thank you.
Atrial fibrillation with RVR. 82 year old white male. History of mini-strokes. Diagnosed with SSS- went in for an AV pacemaker. Came out with AFib with RVR. Now afib is at a rate 50% of the time at 100-120. and 2 % of the time up to 180. He is on lopressor XL bid 150mg. What would you suggest next?
Hi my 15 year old daughter just had a ekg it came back with sinus bradycardia 45, ventricular conduction delay greater than 11 seconds and left axis deviation for age she is going to see a specialist but should I be concerned ... The doc suggested...
My uncle, Mr. Bidyanath XXXXXXX is getting fainted / senseless very frequently, at least twice a month. He has consulted several cardiologists and neurologists and have undergone numerous medical tests, including MRI of brain, echo-cardiography of...