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ICD w/Breathing Problems

Newbie here.  Hubby has ICD, put in after acute heart attack 4 yrs. ago.  He is high stress and has hard-to-breath episodes.  Sometimes it seems stress related, but often for no reason.  Is this heart related?  Does the ICD prevent him from another heart attack, or could it hurt him in the event?

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My understanding is the ICD handles the arrhythmias (the electrical portion of the heart) where a heart attack is usually caused by a blockage (the plumbing of the heart). An ICD won't stop a blockage.
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is it shortness of breath?  have you all called the doctor about it?  how is his diet and exercise routine?
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