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Wow, 7 shocks.And, hitting you at 120 bpm.
I met a guy with a pacemaker/defibrillator. Apparently the hospital routinely lowers the limits for the defibrillators when a person is admitted to the hospital. And, in his case, they forgot to raise the limits again on discharge. So, one day when he was simply closing a gate, with snow on the ground, he was huffing a little bit, and got slammed with the defibrillator. It scared the daylights out of him, and wasted a trip to the hospital.
I'm not sure if your defibrillator is rechargeable, but theoretically one can recharge the batteries, even with an implantable device.
I don't think the defibrillators are very good at recognizing the difference between ventricular sinus tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation. You should be able to do moderate exercise without being shocked. If you find yourself being shocked with moderate exertion, then you might discuss with your cardiologist whether it is appropriate to get the limits increased. I assume they can test your heart rate, and other parameters on a treadmill.
Mornin' CliffordKQuote from: CliffordK on 20/11/2013 10:13:17Wow, 7 shocks.And, hitting you at 120 bpm. No, when the shocks occurred my heart was doing more like 200 - 300 bps.
. . . but with the frequent episodes, perhaps you would be a candidate (in another 3 years).