Sensation or quasi-pain when paced
I have had my pacemaker for a little over 5 months now. It has been excellent, base rate of 60, solved my low H/R and pauses at night, and generally everything is fine. However, there are times when I can feel a sensation or even a minor sharp pain when it is is pacing as as a result of a PVC. I admit I am over sensitive to H/R issues and ectopics as I also have very occasional Afib. But it is odd to feel this...sensation...when it is pacing the ventricle. It sometimes is a a quick pain, sometimes just a kind of sensation. The pain lasts a milli-second, the sensation sometimes a few seconds. And then it goes away. It does make me anxious and so I am coping with it. Does anyone else have this kind of feeling when the pacemaker is involved? (I also realize some of this may just be ectopic beats, which the pacemaker has been helpful in addressing although doesn't solve.)
You know you're wired when...
You are always wired and full of energy.
I am 100% pacemaker dependant and have been all my life. I try not to think about how a little metal box keeps me alive - it would drive me crazy. So I lead a very active life.