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pacemaker exercise precautions

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
No: Pacemaker is indicated for failure of cardiac electricity -- and is commonly a normal aging process and others due to damages from a heart attack or c ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antonella Quattromani
39 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Pacemaker: You have no reason to not be able to exercise because of a pacemaker the pacemaker has no effect on your ability to exercise if you cannot reach adequ ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Pacemaker: The underlying heart status dictates exercise capacity more than the presence of a pacemaker.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: If you are very physically fit, a 44-50 resting pr is great. Your pr should increase with exercise unless you have a heart rhythm disorder which will ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amanda Stream
15 years experience Critical Care
Just to be safe: The first question would be is there a reversible cause for the conduction defect? You are young and unfortunately there is a risk of progression of ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
23 years experience Cardiology
Cardiac Rehab: As you already had heart surgery you are eligible to get enrolled in cardiac rehab therapy. There they will teach you cardiac rehab exercise. Consult ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Not high risk : Generator exchange is not a high risk procedure. It is usually done with sedation and local anesthesia. Risks are mostly local e.g. Bleeding or infect ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
33 years experience Pathology
Variable based on ..: The pacemaker itself has a certain cost; the company sends a rep to supervise which pacemaker is inserted, making sure it captures, and works correctl ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
36 years experience Cardiology
Battery life: Pacemakers have a battery or generator life. The device does not 'expire' but it does come to end of life and the generator or body of the pacemaker ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
Small implant: It usually appears as a small implant in the left or right upper chest area --.

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