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Re: Just live with this?

From: dee
Date: 1/21/01
Time: 2:17:57 PM
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Mary- I made an appt. to see another doc. tomorrow who is suppose to be a specialist in autonomic problems. I will let you know if he has any great insights! I really am hopeful though that he will have some solid advice at getting through. My episodes last anywhrere from 45 min. to hours and then I am totally wiped out for days afterwards. I can't work because the lightheadedness makes you really foggy. The betablocker seems to be helping the tachycardia. It could be lowereing my b/p, but it keeps the heart calmer. I have to still check out the Thanks for the tip. Wow, a pacemaker is a tough decision. You sound very smart and thorough and I am sure you will make the right decision for you and what is best for your quality of life. You have been so helpful to me, I wish I could help you - I will pray for you. Got my fingers crossed for tomorrows appt. I'll let you inow.

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