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by luvmydogs
May 3rd, 2016, 9:54 am
Forum: 2017 Forum topics
Topic: Did your ICD actually make you feel better - other effects?
Replies: 13
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Did your ICD actually make you feel better - other effects?

I am wondering if any of you noticed that you actually had more energy after the ICD implant? That is my biggest issue is being tired and lacking energy. I have CHF with an ejection fraction at 25-30% and a left bundle branch block. Can you physically feel a difference in your heart when the ICD is ...
by luvmydogs
May 3rd, 2016, 9:42 am
Forum: 2017 Forum topics
Topic: Welcome luvmydogs (Joanne)
Replies: 10
Views: 1235

Re: Welcome luvmydogs (Joanne)

Thanks for the welcome! I did forget a few facts that may help clarify. With my first echo, my EF was 20%, after 3 months on meds, it only came up to 25-30%. They have been hesitant to increase my meds because my BP is low and was low to begin with (90/64 last time I was in). I am often light-headed...
by luvmydogs
May 2nd, 2016, 9:35 am
Forum: Main Forum 2018
Topic: .·:*¨¨*:·..·:*¨¨*:·.INTRODUCTION THREAD.·:*¨¨*:·..·:*¨¨*:·.
Replies: 1159
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Re: .·:*¨¨*:·..·:*¨¨*:·.INTRODUCTION THREAD.·:*¨¨*:·..·:*¨¨*:·.

Hi All, I am Joanne and I live in Vicksburg, Michigan with my husband and 3 dogs. I have one 23 year-old son who lives about 2 miles away and is getting married in October. I do not have my ICD yet- I am meeting with a doctor to discuss the ICD options. I am 45 years old and now have congestive hear...