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sons pacemaker

my son is 18 got pacemaker at 17. he has bardi cardio with syncop. he was passing out before pace paker they said he was flat lining. his heart rate was 30 and below. the pace maker keeps it at 60. but is still passing out after pace maker is there anything that can be done and why is he still passing out, what kind of life is he goona have. I have had to hire somebody to sit with him. and what causes this  this is it inheritied or what, no doctors have explained anything to us. please help disgusted
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Hello and hope you are doing well.

Understand your predicament.
The pacemaker is inserted to normalize the rate and rhythm. So, with the pace maker, your sons bradycardia should have reverted to normal. If not it needs to be reassessed and this could be causing the syncope.

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
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