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Re: Fast heart rate-tachycardia Help! need to talk. have questions for others that have this
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Posted by WENDY
on September 25, 2000 at 15:16:33:
In Reply to: Fast heart rate-tachycardia Help! need to talk. have questions for others that have this posted by Gibran on September 19, 2000 at 15:21:51:
: I have suffered with a fast heart rate for over 10 years now. Iam a 30 year old female. I never know when it is going to come on. It used to come every year at least once or twice and within the last year it has been coming more often. I have had an episode once a month for the last 3 months. My heart rate gets up to 200 beats a minute and it lasts for hours. Is ther anyone else out there that has it last this long? What medication do you take if any? What does your doctor say? My doctor says not to worry about it and that it isnt going to harm me. When it is beating that fast i get so wiped out and feel tired and cant do much. I take atenolol about 50 mg a day sometimes 75mg a day My doctor says i can take verapamil with the atenolol if i want. I also have PVC's or PAC's where the heart feels like it is skipping a beat.
: I would love to hear from anyone that deals with what i do. You can email me to . Thanks so much
: From Gibran
HELLO GIBRAN, I AM ALSO A 34 YEAR OLD FEMALE IVE HAD THESE THINGS FOR ABOUT 12YEARS NOW I DONT KNOW WHEN THERE GOING TO HAPPEN MY HEART JUST TAKES OFF RECENTLEY IVE BEEN HAVING ALOT OF SKIPED BEATS WENT TO THE CARTELOGIST DID ALL THE TEST IT SHOWED PVC I WAS ON ATENOL 50MG WHICH WAS KNOCKING ME OUT I WAS SO TRIED ALL THE TIME SO HE TOOK ME OFF OF IT AND CAN YOU BELIVE FROM THAT DAY ON I HAVENT HAD A SKIPPED BEAT AND ITS BEEN OVER 2 MONTHS NOW BUT THE RACING IS SOMTHING DIFFERENT I HAVENT HAD IT FOR A WHILE BUT KNOW WHAT YOUR TALKING ABOUT I ALLWAYS DROVE MYSELF TO THE ER WHERE I WOULD GET SOME SHOT WHICH WOULD GET IT BACK IN CONTROL SO TRY NOT TO WORRY TO MUCHSORRY FOR SO LONG BUT I COULD JUST GO ON AND ON EMAIL ME WE CAN TALK ABOUT IT GRANDMAPLEFARM@AOL.COM
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