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Old 06-25-2006, 09:33 PM   #1
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blood pressure monitor/irregular heartbeat detection

Hi, I am a 28 yr. old female with no known heart problems. My father has a bp monitor and I have used it a few times and when I use it the Irregular Heartbeat sign comes up and it starts beeping. Does anyone know how accurate these are? Should I be concerned, or no? The irregular heartbeat sign has not come up for anyone else, yet comes up for me evertime I use it. Every once in awhile I get a chest pain in my upper left chest that gets worse when breathing, so I would think it isn't heart related. Anyway, thank you.

 
Old 06-26-2006, 04:19 AM   #2
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Re: blood pressure monitor/irregular heartbeat detection

carisa,

Don't panic. Occasional rhythm irregualrities are quite common and yes, if they happen while using a digital BP tester the results go farschmeltd (good Jewish word! )

Try some daily magnesium supplementation and see if that helps.

 
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Old 06-26-2006, 08:51 AM   #3
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Re: blood pressure monitor/irregular heartbeat detection

Nice word! LOL...

Thanks for replying.

Carisa

 
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