Recently had my pulse drop down to 39 BPM...was taking cardizam 120 mg / Cardio doc said we should try with out it so now has been 2.5 weeks / I have settled with out meds into a below to just above 50 in the day, sometime 62. dropping back to 43 when lying down or moving around the room while watching TV. Wake up in the low 40's to 48 / still having palps and skipped beats or a short break in between the beat [as in no beat> with a little discomfort in the chest / a little puffy in the feet from time to time / Wondering...have a type of arrhythmia [not sure yet> but lately when finishing walk/run my diastolic stays above 105 + and my systolic is at 134-145 & heart rate is around 80+ right after finishing. During run I am now seeming to not get enough air and feels like a dam elephant is on my chest with a little nausea, hence short of breath. Just don't seen to be able to get the air I need and complete the exercise as I did a year ago. this has changed in the last 8 months. Cardio doc gave me an ehco 14 months ago with mild regurgitation and mild hypertrophy. could this mean the valve has decreased in stroke volume hence not enough oxygenated blood?? Would appreciate any info as I am going back to my cardio doc next week.View Thread
Many thanks sir/ madam...this is much appreciated as I need to have all my ?? for my cardio in line as time with him is limited. Being 42 I am a bit early for these and my cardio specifically says I have no blockage going on so pays less attention to the other possibles. Been with him 1.5 years and still in the same position ...not knowing! considering changing doc's for a fresh perspective.
Age 42 / taking cardizem 120mg for tachycardia & arrhythmia / hyperlipodemia / mild mitral regurgitation & ventricular hypertrophy / weight 93 kilos / healthy apart from heart. Woke up from a 1 hr nap, felt very weak with fluttering and took my BP and was 185-196/142/61, then was normal range for me at 138/92/54 in a couple of minutes. This has happened from time to time...thought it was a fault with my BP UPPER ARM CUFF Medisana machine so took it three times with the same result. With my symptoms would this be normal from time to time...cardio doc is not sure what type of arrhythmia but it is not a dangerous one.
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Many thanks...it was the electro-physiologist that determined after looking at my read out from a 12 hour special machine I wore designed only to record arrhythmia...that it was not atrial fib and not dangerous. I am going back in 9 months for my check-up and will bring that up but my Cardiologist said I would not need a electrophysio study and procedure as this was the next way to go, so I am in limbo whether to start with a new cardio guy and start again...all that expense.