My Take: Dealing with Anxiety and/or Arrhythmia

(I have written an update to this post. While most everything here still rings true and is important, there are just a few updates which can be found HERE.) I belong to a couple of online support forums - one for anxiety and one for arrhythmias/heart issues. It is quite fascinating how the topics can…

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A Brief (well, kinda) Beat Update…

As some of you may already know, I have been dealing (or trying to deal) with my sensitive bastard of a heart. I have had all the tests, met with cardiologists and electrophysiologists. And I have pretty much been told - deal with it, suck it up, you may have this forever so you need…

Heavy Decisions…Having a REALLY Hard Time

Today I had my appointment with my EP (electrophysiologist) to follow-up after an event monitor found several events including PACs and a run of SVT. Some things were reassuring, some confusing and some upsetting. She drew pictures and explained to me what she thinks is happening. She called these irregular events – ECHO BEATS. This…