Why do I feel sick again if I was fine 2 weeks a go?

Ok my friends , the pass 2-3 weeks I was feeling so good I even forgot I had a pacemaker , till yesterday I was feeling light headed , palpitations but not as bad , weak , felt like I was also dizzy and almost pass out had to lay down  ... so I checked my heart rate was normal rage 80s what is extrange looking at my app looks like my fast heart rate most 144 for what the app saying my heart was working hard big time ? 
why will this happening ?

i have a pacemaker since June so to a complete heart block do to an ablation. Dual chanber . 


2 Comments

Gas pedal

by AgentX86 - 2019-12-29 13:53:11

A pacemaker is only a gas petal. It can only make the heart go faster. It's not a brake. It cannot slow it down. It can't do a thing for most arrhythmias  (because the increase the heart rate) either.

Your pacemaker was implanted to replace your AV node, evidently. It can't do anything for Afib. You'll have to manage that as usual. You do have the advantage that your doctors don't have to worry about the drugs lowering your heart rate.

Fast heart rate

by Dave H - 2020-02-15 15:28:29

Be aware of the consequence of a fast heart rate over a period of time. It can cause a condition known as "TIC" - Tachycardia Induced Cardiomyopathy.

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