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Roller Coaster Riding Ok With Heart Problems And Pacemaker
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A pacemaker is a device which sends electrical signals to the heart triggering heartbeats when needed. There are many ways to implant and configure a pacemaker; it may beat the top chambers (atria), lower chambers (ventricles) or both. Some systems stimulate both the left and right ventricles together. Pacemakers generally treat abnormally slow heart rhythms and certain ...Read more
I have LBBB, but no other heart problems. Checkups all good, even cath came out good. Will riding rides at Disney cause me any harm?
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If a heart rate of 50bpm was causing light headedness in a 24 year old male, with no heart problem after tests, would a pacemaker be required?
It depends: It depends on the circumstances. Usually a heart rate of 50 bp in an athletic 24 years old at rest is not considered a problem especially if he can generate heart rates of over 100 bpm with exercise. However, if he cannot increase his heart rate during physical activity and becomes light headed, he may have chronotropic incompetence and may need consideration for a pacemaker. ...Read more
Unrelated: There is far less than a 1% risk of heart attack during pacemaker implantation. Once it is implanted, there is almost no way it could cause a significant heart attack. It will not prevent most cardiac arrests. An ICD can treat cardiac arrest from ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation ...Read more
51 yr old brother had pacemaker implanted after 6 fainting-flatlining episodes. Mri/ct scan showed brain/heart not the problem. Why is this happening
Cardioinhibition: Your question is far to specific to answer here. A few possibilities include (the most common) something called cardioinhibition. Other more rare possibilities include conduction system disease and very dangerous heart rhythms which would require a defibrillator rather than a pacemaker. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, it's possible: Heart problems can be genetic. More specifics are needed regarding your Father's heart attack and other medical conditions you and your Father may have. It's a good idea to see your doctor for a thorough history and physical and testing if necessary. You may want to get specifics from your Father, if he's still living, or someone else who knows details about his health, so you can tell doctor. ...Read more
I had a heart stent put in feb 2011. No family history of heart problems. An avid runner. A vegetation for 26 yrs. I run a lot is this ok?
Yes: You are fine to continue your exercises. ...Read more
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