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What should I do about the pulse rate ?

I have had a pulse rate of between 108-115 for a couple of weeks. I can feel my heart beat heavy. I have severe adema of the feet and legs. I have a pacemaker for atrail fib. I had a mini stroke 12/2007 which left me without my balance. I use a walker. I am female and 83 years old. What should I do about the pulse rate?
Asked On : Mon, 3 Jan 2011
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THanks for the query

Pulse rate for 108-115 is still a very well controlled ventricular rate in A-Fib. If u had a pulse rate above 150 then it would be cause for concern. You need not do anything for the pulse rate right now. And also since u are having a-fib i suggest u count your pulse for 1 whole min and dont try the short cut methds

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