Has anyone heard if having a pacemaker puts you at greater risk if you get Covid 19?
No increase risk with Covid-19 having a PM.
Based upon available information to date, those at high-risk for severe illness from COVID-19 include:
People 65 years and olderPeople who live in a nursing home or long-term care facilityPeople of all ages with underlying medical conditions, particularly if not well controlled, including:
People with chronic lung disease or moderate to severe asthmaPeople who have serious heart conditionsPeople who are immunocompromisedMany conditions can cause a person to be immunocompromised, including cancer treatment, smoking, bone marrow or organ transplantation, immune deficiencies, poorly controlled HIV or AIDS, and prolonged use of corticosteroids and other immune weakening medications.People with severe obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 40 or higher)People with diabetesPeople with chronic kidney disease undergoing dialysisPeople with liver disease
Here in the UK we know about these things! ( 34 700+ deaths to date)
You know you're wired when...
You fondly named your implanted buddy.
I'm 44, active and have had my device for two years. I love it as I can run again and enjoy working out without feeling like I'm an old man.