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7 hours in the Heart Rhythm Community - 6
Just as a suggestion, sentence punctuation would help greatly to reader. Explain to me what these panic attacks feel like. How do they start? What makes you feel that they're panic attacks, and not possible something else? Have you ever measured your heart rate during one of these panic attacks?
23 hours in the Heart Rhythm Community - 7
That's great to hear, and thanks for posting you success story! As a near lifelong "experiencer" of SVT (I never say "sufferer"), I can relate to your history with it. I've gone 4 years now free of SVT. If my accessory path heals over and my SVT comes back tomorrow, I'll be thankful for those 4 years, because I haven'...
Oct 23, 2014 in the Heart Rhythm Community - 28
Very happy for you! Yes, the first few weeks will be interesting with the procedure fresh on your heart. Give it some time, rest, and if you have to go back in for another, you'll know what to expect. Rest up!
Oct 22, 2014 in the Heart Rhythm Community - 13
I think this is a fairly common phenomenon. I use to sometimes initiate an SVT event merely by twisting my torso such as done when getting out of an automobile. I would also gets skips when bending over to reach for something. This went away with my cardiac ablation. Always curious, I wondered why this was happening, so I asked my cardiologist. He told ...
Oct 22, 2014 in the Heart Rhythm Community - 2
At this risk of repeating myself, I'll just paste the link in from when you asked this recently: http://www.medhelp.org/posts/Heart-Rhythm/Does-Metroprolol-Help/show/2347387#post_11360341 As I mentioned there, Metoprolol Tartrate has a serum half life of approximately 5 hours. let me add this though: Let's say that you take your 25mg dose at 6a...
Oct 21, 2014 in the Heart Rhythm Community - 16
Manchester, as in UK? Here in New England there are a number of "Manchester" cities. Is it possible there to see a different Electrophysiologist? You shouldn't be treated in a "less than" manner. I saw three electrophysiologists before choosing "the one". The physician who did mine wasn't much of a joker excep...
Oct 21, 2014 in the Heart Rhythm Community - 6
So about 30,000 per day.... I think that's way too many to not have something done about it. I'm not familiar with your medical system in the UK. Can you go to a different electrophysiologist?
Oct 21, 2014 in the Heart Rhythm Community - 16
Where are you located, Steph?
Oct 20, 2014 in the Heart Rhythm Community - 1
Interesting... I think you're seeing the capillaries on the back or the eye. Anyway, congratulations on the ablation. I hope it sticks for you!
Oct 20, 2014 in the Heart Rhythm Community - 28
Sounds like a great plan! Good luck, hope they get it, and make sure you get back to us afterwards. We'll be thinking of you!