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Getting close to retiring and having a van conversion done to do some traveling. The folks doing the conversion want to put the storage batteries (2 12 volt) under the couch/bed. I am paced almost 100% of the time while at rest. Is there a problem with being near large batteries or current?
I have asked several professionals the following questions but have never been told a direct answer.
If I fall and am not breathing will the performance of CPR injure me worse if I have a pacemaker? I know CPR is performed lower than the heart and implant area but how will CPR start the heart if a pacer is inserted? Will CPR affect the pacer and patient?
If the pacemaker stops will CPR actually start the heart back up long enough to get...
Does anyone have any idea about potential interference or problems when wearing an Apple Watch on the left wrist or the magnetic charging cable? Thanks!
I recently purchased a sleep number bed. After receiving it I read that it had magnets in the mattress. I am wondering if there is anything I need to worry about regarding the magnets.
Hello, Since getting my new kayak I'm having a great time collecting "stuff" for trips and one thing that is impotant for safety at sea is a VHS radio. Since it uses RF waves I did wonder if there could be any interferance, I very much doubt it but thorght I would ask, just in case.
a few days ago I also had a vibration in my chest from my I.C.D. Lasted just a few seconds but kept repeating at irregular intervals during the day. It came from my I.C.D. The best description is 'like a phone on silent, just vibrates on a call". Spoke to my Pacemaker clinic at my local hospital who asked me to make a Manual Download to thier computer. They called me the next day and said,'Nothing to report in the download. All seemed normal. They also said they ha...
Hello groovey people in Pacemaker world. Im 49 yrs old and about to get a Pacemaker implant for the first time. Im still getting my head around this new world. But thanks to you and some research Im feeling more comfortable and positive about the future.
My question is what to do about MRIs? I have some other issues like Radial, Cubital and Carprel Tunnel. And seem to be an MRI addict as I get them nearly every year. What do I do now wi...
I wanted to get an automatic vacuum, the one that cleans the floor it’s self and when it is low on battery it automaticity goes to its base (that is plugged in before) to recharge.
Will the Automatic vacuum intervene with a pacemaker?
Thanks for your comments. In answer to your questions, I know 1200 jules is a lot. I don't know what exactly they did, I just heard the doctor say turn it to 1200 jules before they did it.
I don't know if it hurt my pacemaker,I doubt it. But I have I have been feeling a buzzing sensation coming from the pacemaker and mild lightheadedness.[
Just looking ahead and wondering how I would check the "magnetism" of a room. I work in an industrial processing plant that has an electrical room where the main and secondary controls are. There are other electrical banks and panels in there along with control charts that I change on a daily basis. I'd like to find out this info in case I end up getting a pm.
Inside the facility there are large pieces of equipment powered by large motors some...
My Medtronic device was replaced sept17 from dual to a single chamber. Since May I have been experiencing up to 170 BPM to a low of 35. My pacemaker is set to 60 as resting. These irregularities seem to happen mostly early morning around 4:00 a.m. until perhaps 10:00. the rest of the day is relatively normal.
With the dual chamber things ran smoothly but a resulting infection necessitated the total removal and replacement.
My meds are Bisoprolol 5mg and this week started taking El...
anyone on this site weld with having an implant? ive had my defibulator since 2012 and havent welded since. really would love to start making my own repairs again. thanks
So been thinking about getting my forklift operators license. However I am worried that there could be issues driving one. I am 100% paced but have 3rd degree av block. I am about to be 30 I .Good health besides the pacemaker
So where I work they use generators. Anyone know if that would affect my pacemaker? Not 100% paced and have 3rd degree ac block.
I have wireless surround headphones for my pc and ps4. Both trip my pacemaker and put me into asynchronous test mode. Makes me feel yucky. My wired surround headphones and my PS virtual reality visor with headphones doesn't affect me at all because they're wired. Why is that and would all wired headphones be safe to use?
My implant was done in March 2017. About 4-5 months later I have been seeing huge beautiful blue
halos around the moon and other types of lights, as well as huge rainbow coloured halos
around street and dusk to dawn lights. My vision is not in any way affected by these nightly
halos., Please advise whether this is normal or should I be concerned.
I live in AZ where as you may know they are doing a lot of testing of autonomous cars (self driving). I can't help but notice pretty much anywhere I go here one of those driverless cars shows up. Do you think my CRT-D might be emitting a signal that's attracting them?
I got a different pasemaker 2 years ago. I have had focus issues with my DSLR since I got this new model pacemakr. I have sent my camera in for repair several times ...no problem found. just got back from vacation and and all 3000 images are useless.
Any one heard of this kind of problem.
I just got the camera back last night from repair. MY camera and lenses working fine. I will run some tests from from varius distances with a remote shutter release to see how far away I can be a...
I have recently had a pacemaker fitted ( 7 weeks ago) and every time I go near the dryer in my kitchen, it lights up and makes the noises it usually makes when programming it. Is this normal? At the moment my children find it quite amusing but I am starting to worry that it will interfere with my pacemaker
Dear fellow members,
Anybody out there having a permanent PM with MRI compatible and working in high voltage switchgear room, electric motors, power turbines, welding activitied, and UPS system?. I have just my PM (MRI COMPATIBLE) implantation last 2 weeks and I was been declared unfit by my company Doctor to work again as I will considered to be a high risk in working environment.
Thank you in advance for all the comments.
You know you're wired when...
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I am not planning on letting any of this shorten my life. I am planning on living a long happy battery operated life. You never know maybe it will keep me alive longer. I sure know one thing I would have been dead before starting school without it.