I have a two lead biotronic pm and have 100% dependency because of a av node ablation due to atrial fibrillation. I have a wiggly sensation or as I have called it worms or vibration in my chest and in my back when I wake up; in the morning or when I have been resting in the afternoon. They have my pm set a 75 and 135 which is higher (they say ) because of the 100% dependency. I have heard that they can set the rate response to a lower setting if you have such a thing on your pace maker. Does anyone out there think it would help me to relax and stop the hard heartbeat and vibration that I get when I try to relax especially when I lay down.? I have a hard time getting any answers when I have a pacer check. I can make an appointment with my electrophysisist for $145. but dont get answers then either. I have had my pm since feb. 2007. I am a young 73 yr. old female.
Thanks in advance. DD