Sick Sinus Sydrome
The reason I had the pacer put in 11 years ago was due to what doctor said was SSS. Today for the first time since 1997, I learn from the EP doc that my heart paused for 7 seconds during my sleep back in 1997.
I am scheduled to have the generator taken out next month because this will be one of the two ways to find out if I need the pacer or not and the fastest way.
I have done some research on SSS, and I am really doubtful that I have SSS as I don't have the symptoms of it.
During the 11 years I have had the pacer, I had it turned off for a year and from the reports I find it surprising with the statement on there that reads,"Patient stated she felt great since the pacer was turned off." I wish I remember how great I felt because it will ease my mind about the decision I make today with regard having the pacer taken out. So, if I indeed has SSS, won't something bad happened in that year while the pacer was off? I questioned the doctors with it and I got no answers from any of them.
Since the doctor agrees to take it out for me, is that mean he is also having doubt that I might not need it in the first place?