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Suffer from tachycardia, breastfeeding. Feeling dizzy, nauseous, pulse very low. Suggestions?

Hi my daufgter 33 breastfeeding her 4 mnth baby suffers from tachycardia for last years. She stopped inderal on her pregnancy and until last week she started again. today she felt dizzy nauseas she missed 1am dosis but took 6am , symptoms started at 7am with pulse was 50, her pressure always run low like 100/80 or even 90/70. we took her t E Room after calling healthinsurance hot line saying no need to E Room , since went down to 49 and they monitored her and gave her IV normal and went up to 70 pulse. discharge her,, now she has 60 pulse, any reccomendation? thanks
Asked On : Mon, 11 Mar 2013
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

The description is highly suggestive of Sick Sinus Syndrome.
In view of the long history, she should be seen by an Electro-physiologist -
Electro Physiological Studies (EPS) resembles angio – a catheter is put inside the heart / electrical activity recorded / stimulation and suppression tests are carried out / suitable medicine tested and so on. Though the test is the gold standard, it is INVASIVE and has a risk (though minimal) and is not generally done unless there are compelling indications. This super-speciality expert is called ELECTRO-PHYSIOLOGIST. The treating doctor may suggest them depending on need, based on his assessment of the situation.
She may need a pace-maker...

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Thu, 14 Mar 2013
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