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by manplex
June 28th, 2017, 8:02 pm
Forum: 2017 Forum topics
Topic: a blast from the past. old Zapper chat. Harold
Replies: 19
Views: 2659

Re: a blast from the past. old Zapper chat. Harold

An update. 2 weeks ago Thursday I was released after stenting. . So there was a 'plumbing ' issue. That weekend was able to. bike (leisurely) 9-10 miles(4.5 x 2). omitting the longest and the steepest hills. Then this past weekend i was comfortable( mainly psychologically) with doing the long hill a...
by manplex
June 16th, 2017, 10:14 am
Forum: In The News!
Topic: Can everyone with an icd expect to get a shock at some time
Replies: 8
Views: 3871

Re: Can everyone with an icd expect to get a shock at some time

Poppy , I thought I was in that group. At my last device replacement , which was 2 years ago and after 20 years of no zaps, I was seriously thinking, why? Lucky I kept it because 2 years later - - and they tell me the zaps were appropriate- all 17 of them! it probably saved me. Would have gone on a ...
by manplex
June 16th, 2017, 9:56 am
Forum: 2017 Forum topics
Topic: a blast from the past. old Zapper chat. Harold
Replies: 19
Views: 2659

Re: a blast from the past. old Zapper chat. Harold

I left this out:
The only thing that stopped it at 17 was amiodarone drip which I believe was administered in
Ambulance. I was conscious for all 17.
Harold
by manplex
June 16th, 2017, 9:54 am
Forum: 2017 Forum topics
Topic: a blast from the past. old Zapper chat. Harold
Replies: 19
Views: 2659

Re: a blast from the past. old Zapper chat. Harold

Responding to Insync-
I think it can distinguish but in my case the device was set to shock after heart rate of 210 or thereabouts. No way would My heart go that fast due to exercise.
At any rate I've been very active , including running a course with challenging hills.
Harold
by manplex
June 14th, 2017, 6:01 pm
Forum: 2017 Forum topics
Topic: a blast from the past. old Zapper chat. Harold
Replies: 19
Views: 2659

Re: a blast from the past. old Zapper chat. Harold

Thank you all for your support. My health has been excellent generally with very good exercises tolerance. The following may seem shocking (pun intended) to you: I Had returned to hot yoga last week after a 2 year hiatus. 2 sessions no problems. Monday was different. I got a little light headed and ...
by manplex
June 14th, 2017, 1:23 am
Forum: 2017 Forum topics
Topic: new member but old timer on ICD boards
Replies: 0
Views: 1281

new member but old timer on ICD boards

Hi ,
Just found this intro thread.
I posted to the general board for 2017 about my recent experience of 17 shocks in a row
for sustained VTach, after a 22 year period of no shocks.
Subject was. ' blast from the past'.
Best regards,
Harold
by manplex
June 13th, 2017, 6:42 pm
Forum: 2017 Forum topics
Topic: a blast from the past. old Zapper chat. Harold
Replies: 19
Views: 2659

a blast from the past. old Zapper chat. Harold

Some of you may remember me from the old Zapper site. Guin, I thought no we had some chats maybe even in the old aol chat room. I have been shockless for nearly 22 years, but it all changed last night with 17 shocks for sustained VT. . did not lose consciousness. ouch. I have an S-ICD (subcutaneous)...