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My son is suffering from hypertensive and heart disease pacemaker

my son is 13 year old,in the school he was studying one evening he suddenly fell unconscious and was taken to hospital, there he was told he needs a pacemaker, he is good at sports and like basket ball a lot now he has to give up this sport, any body with pacemaker fitted can tell is it absolutely necessary to avoid the sports,
Fri, 16 Oct 2009
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  User's Response
once the pacemaker is introduced we should be very careful...he should be warned against contact sports ....and he needs regular checkup atleast 6 months once....even i have to sacfrifice football game ...
  User's Response
pacemaker will help a patient live a more active and normal life with little to no inconvenience. Playing basket ball not possible.
  User's Response
Pace maker is like an artificial heart which does all the functions of heart like pumping the blood. It works just like the normal heart. the person can perform all activities so no need to worry
  Anonymous's Response

Pace maker in such young age???this is news to me...we had pacemaker put for my grandma who is 70 yrs old...can this be really true??

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