Anxiety / feeling off
I am a 43yo female, I got my pacemaker on May 11 for an AV heart block. The doctor has me coming back in August because as they described it it's like there's fog lights on but the fog has cleared so they have to adjust settings possibly.
I do feel that I am experiencing stress in a heightened state. So in a situation that would previously have caused me some stress is causing me to express myself and appear more agitated than I am used to. I was taking some medication from the doctor to help but then I just felt groggy more often. I also still feel exhausted frequently.
I think my heart rate prior to my surgery was 30 most of the time, at least for a year and a half. I do not know what my normal resting heart rate was prior to that, my father is low to mid 50.
I'm wondering if my settings can be tweaked to slow things down a bit? if that would help me? so that I don't feel so anxiety ridden. i'm not sure anxiety ridden is the best description it feels like everything is turned up.
"I feel better every day" is my response to everyone checking in. Honestly though I feel tired most of the time and out of sorts/ unsettled.
I am very sensitive to medications and soaps, lotions, cleaning supplies, etc. My husband likes to joke that I am the person that experience the fine print side effects- the weirder ones first.
any advice on settings adjustments would help
thanks so much