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People Heart Stents Ride Roller Coasters
Depends: This is a hard question to answer because it is individualized. Lots of people with svt lead full and active lives with few if any limitations on their activities. However, only *your* cardiologist can decide how safe it is for *you* to do things like riding roller coasters. Please discuss this with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Depends: It depends on how severe the aortic stenosis is. If mild, there should be no problem. If severe, the stress could cause strain on the heart and lead to serious problems. Usually, if it is that severe, the condition is treated. One should directly consult one's cardiologist to answer this question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Valve should not be an issue. The pacemaker, depending on settings, could detect the shake as arrythmia? Ask your doc to be sure of settings, and any defibrillator capacity. One may have a very good natural rhythym, and the pacemaker is backup-used infrequently more details from your doc and the device will help you! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Prob ok: Hi is likely ok. Double check with your surgeon though. ...Read more
Not recommended: Roller coasters can produce 4-5 g's (atmospheric pressures) of pressure pushing against the body during the ride. The heart has to pump against this kind of pressure. Any sustained pressure makes it more difficult for the heart to pump both into the body and into the lungs and brain. Somebody with congestive heart failure could get into big trouble with their lungs or even cause a heart attack. ...Read more
Varies with: Speed and g forces of roller coaster, don't you think? Ask your surgeon for more specific answer, but i would give it at least 2 weeks. ...Read more
2 yrs ,Mitral Valve Repair after climbing 4 flights 50Steps inwarm climate leg calf feel heavy yearly check of heart was Fine with Stethascope,normal?
It appears that you: are taking a beta blocker (Propran.) It is common to feel leg heaviness as a side effect of these medications with exercise. Especially stair climbing. If your auscultation was OK it is probably normal. Routine exercise and stair conditioning may help to reduce or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
"Flight socks and aspirin won’t stop blood clots,says professor"in the UK 2013/50 Fit male Mitral Valve Repair2yrs ago for2x6hr flights Flight Socks?
Agree: Such measures are useful but cannot guarantee being clot free ...Read more
Pacer: It depends on the patients overall condition. A pacemaker itself is just a device. If the patients condition such as heart failure makes the roller coaster a bad risk, that is what the limit is. Ask the treating doctor, but would not hop on the ride without that. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have arrythmegentic right ventricular cardiomathy heart condition and i'm goig alton towers tomorrow it's a theme park can I go on the rides? Thanks
Dysrhythmia: I would advise not riding any stressful rides. ...Read more
Yes: Once your your hip has had sufficient time to heal, usually three months, it is typically considered safe to resume horseback riding. If your left up was replaced, your technique to mount the saddle may need to to adjusted. Speak to your orthopaedic surgeon or physical therapist about any specific questions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: On the specific condition. Speak with your cardiologist. ...Read more
Arrhythmia: In general we do not recommend rollercoasters for people with significant cardiac arrhythmias. The stresses associated with rollercoasters could trigger arrhythmias or their complications. There are benign rhythm problems which wouldn't be a problem but a generalization would be no rollercoasters. ...Read more
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