Vaso-Vagal Discussion

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pacemaker..treatment for vaso vagel?



I would like to know if anyone has had a pacemaker implanted in order to treat vv episodes?My blood pressure and heart rate are very low and medication hasn't really had any effect ..I am 38 and my dr. says maybe a pacemaker will help ...any advice????

This web site is not a substitute for a thorough medical evaluation and diagnosis of your vaso-vagal type symptoms.  Medical treatment and diagnosis is the only acceptable initial response to these serious symptoms since they might present from any number of life threatening and treatable illnesses. It is for you and your physician to rule out more serious illnesses; Please don't use this online forum as an alternative to getting responsible medical attention and being under the care of a physician for the duration of any unknown, suspected or dangerous vaso-vagal syndrome symptoms.
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