How can a heart block effect my job?

Heart block. If the resultant heart rate from the heart block is less than 60 beats per minute in a patient who's heart rate previously had been over 70 bpm, and doesn't speed up, there will be fatigue at least as the resultant symptoms.

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How can a heart block effect my career or limit my sports activities?

It shouldn't. There are multiple types of heart block. These range from benign congenital blocks where there is no significant impact to heart function to blocks where a pacemaker is required. Even if you were one of the rare people who required a pacemaker - with modern pacemakers, normal heart function and the ability to perform your usual daily activities is the expected outcome.

Is it possible to fly if I have heart block?

It depends. There are several degrees of heart block. Third degree heart block usually causes very slow heart rates and can cause fainting or lightheadedness and is usually treated with a pacemaker. Lesser degrees of heart block usually cause no symptoms. It is ok to fly with a pacemaker but bring your pacemaker card with you as you may set off a metal detector. The low dose x-ray will image the battery.

Could you explain what is intermittent heart block?

Intermittent block. Means heart block is not persitent. It is coming and going off. Happening intermittently.

What is the definition or description of: heart block?

Symptomatic slow HR. Blocked cardiac impulses from top of heart to bottom of heart there are physiologic as well as pathological blocks pathological block need pacemaker to correct it.

Is citalopram also used for heart block?

No. Citalopram is a serotonin reuptake inhibitor. It works by preventing the re-absorption of serotonin by nerve cells. It is not used to treat heart block.
Well that depends. Are you trying to CAUSE heart block or treat it? If the former then, there is plenty of evidence that citalopram can do a beautiful job COMPLETELY BLOCKING the heart! But if one's goal is to TREAT heart block I'm afraid I'm unaware of any research which shows this to be a therapeutic effect of the medication. It certainly is not an FDA approved use of the drug. Cardiology got an opinion?