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Posted by Sandy
on December 02, 2000 at 00:56:58:
In Reply to: 30 day event moniter for myheart posted by Teresa on November 22, 2000 at 17:25:29:
: so i was wondering if anyone could give me some info about this test..what
: its like? how does it work? where are the leads connected and how do they
: stay attached? what do you do when its time to bathe?
: Thanx so much,
Hi. I had one of those monitors about 3 years ago. I believe it saved my life. I was having fainting spells/blackout spells, but of course, never when I was at the doctor's. After wearing it about a week I began having them again-- about 6 episodes in a couple of hours! I phoned them in and the hospital wanted me there immediately. They were waiting for me when I got there, and I wasn't off an automatic defriberlator until my pacemaker was installed two days later. Turns out I had complete heart block. The monitor is totally painless, and possibly very beneficial. Good luck. Sandy
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