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In the school classroom of my child who has a PM there now a new very large Air Purifier, it's built into a high wall-cupboard. I don't worry at all about those small air purifiers in regards to intereferences, but would you check the details of the machine in few of the size? I haven't seen it myself yet, but I'm told it has even exhaust air ducts (correct word? sorry my english)
I work around motor that are 440 3phase, how far away should i be from them running and they are grounded
Hi, I've been advised not to TIG weld with my new pacemaker, but I've seen posts elsewhere which indicate it is OK if you take certain precautions.
I wondered whether the members on here have any relevant information or personal experiences they would like to share?
I took a bad fall on the ice and screwed up my rotator cuff in my left shoulder. The orthopedist would like to do an MRI on it but I am Pacemaker dependent. I heard somewhere they would have to turn my pacemaker off in order to do the MRI but I will pass out instantly. is this true and has anyone else done this? my Medtronic pacer and leads are supposed to be MRI proof any comments would be helpful! thanks!!
I've had a PM/ICD for many years (since 2009). Wonderful devices. I just got the urge to learn guitar and bought my self a Squier Telecaster. It might be in my head but I keep feeling funny (PVCs) while playing sitting with the unhooked up guitar in my lap. Checked the internet and most people say the guitar pickups are too week to have and impact. Anyone have experience here? Is there a way to shield myself from the magnets in the picku...
Will a dental tooth descaler affect a pacemaker?
Here in Brazil there are different statements from doctors in relation to pacemaker carriers to use low amperage soldering inverter. Some say you can, others say you can't. What would be the correct answer. Can or not?
Has anyone used a electronic shiatsu neck massager?
I am looking to purchase a new recliner that has heat and vibration for my back. I know that certain items interfere with Pacemakers, I have a Biotronic Edora 8 DR-T (Pro MRI) pacermaker. Has anyone asked this question before, and received any answers. I was shopping this weekend, but the person I need to speak with in Customer Service is off till Monday. I also tried to download the manual for my pacemaker, but it won't download.
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)
I would like to do physical therapy with electrostimulation for incontinence problems. I don't know how much current those machines produce, but it's not much. The same machine is used by physical therapists for muscular stimulation. In my case, it woud be used pretty far away from the heart. But my cardiologist is overly careful and says I shouldn't, altho he isn't sure of that. So I need to know if any of you have experience with this. How much current can a KORA 250 D...
I have constant headaches after pacemaker. Is this normal?
Do anyone know the district you need to be from a 440 3phase electric motor
I've contacted someone about a possible MRI scan only to be told they won't do it on someone with a pacemaker. So what is the point of my model of pacemaker being 'MRI friendly' 🤦♀️😳
I will try to contact other places. Does anyone have any experience of this?
I just got my PM 3 weeks ago and I went to a bar yesterday full of arcade machines. My PM felt like it was on fire and I had lots of palpitations. Does anyone know if those games cause EM interference? I couldn't find anything on the PM manufacturer guide.
Thanks in advance :)
Hi, I am Nico, 39 years old and I have a pacemaker fitted on the 16th of May 2017, a St Jude Endurity. I wanted to buy a motorcycle backpack from Velomacchi (the one at this link: https://www.velomacchi.com/products/28l-speedway-backpack), but I noticed that the backpack has a big circular magnet on the chest strap. Will this be safe to use with my pacemaker or should I avoid that? I have asked the manufacturer directly but they replied to me that they have no idea so I was wondering if any o...
Does anyone know if using the ECG app on your IWatch will interfere with the ICD or pacemaker? I don't see a lot of information on this subject. Thanks!
Does anyone have experience with this:
When you have a power outage and need to flip the breakers back on in your breaker box can that affect your pacemaker?
I am working in an innovation center/makerspace with high-end technologies and machinery (industrial level equipment). A few weeks ago I experienced some symptoms when I got near a laser cutter and it made me acutely aware that I need to [/should have already…] done an EMI check of the whole space. I have since seen an electrophysiologist and thank god, no serious issues were detected, however, I know EMI is still a potential risk that I am not willing to take! I contacte...
Hi, it has been awhile since I have posted. I hope everyone is doing well! Has any definitive answer been given to the headphone and/or home amplifier question? I have search the internet and got conflicting results.
You know you're wired when...
Muggers want your ICD, not your wallet.
My pacemaker was installed in 1998 and I have not felt better. The mental part is the toughest.