heartratesensors interfere pacemaker ?

Do heart rate sensors affect the functioning of pacemakers?

I was very uncomfortably slowed down while jogging today. Only after I turned the HF sensor to the opposite side of the thorax did the pacemaker function properly (Boston Scientific Proponent and Garmin HF sensor)


3 Comments

Heart rate sensors

by AgentX86 - 2022-10-24 01:30:47

No, they won't bother your PM but you PM might interfere with them. These sensors are notoriously inaccurate, particullarly if you have any arrhythmias, so if you use one make sure it's working by measuring your pulse, yourself.

PM holter Show dowregulation

by The Right Pace Make Peace - 2022-10-24 20:28:03

PM holter Show completely dowregulation of the Sensorrate at the time of max discomfort, I was constrained to stop my run 3 times. After I turn the HF sensor on the opposite to Pm, I regain the fitness for running the next 8 miles and the holster show a sonsorrate of 135-140/ min mean. So my expirence is the Garmin bother the Boston 

Only Garmin comment …

by The Right Pace Make Peace - 2022-10-25 10:20:14

Health Warnings
• If you have a pacemaker or other internal electronic 
device, consult your physician before using a heart rate 
monitor

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