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    well, I think it's time again for another event monitor. I always get these (what the docs think is A-tach) episodes late at night. I need to catch this so they know exactly what's going on. I get one about every 28-30 days. I try to think of a common denominator and I can't. (i.e. eating too much chocolate, caffeine, too tired, stress) that might "trigger" an episode. I'm calling my local cardiologist on Monday. He told me when I saw him about a month ago, that the most important thing I can be doing is taking the coumadin. He said to just rest and I could taken an Atenolol if I wanted to. Other than these scary episodes, I've been feeling good. Hopefully it will get caught on the monitor. The last time, I had an episode ---a week after I returned the event monitor!! doesn't that figure
    \"It is not length of life, but depth of life.\"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    Cynthia, hope it works better for you this time. Linda

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      I stand 100% behind my belief - Holtor Monitors and Event Monitors must somehow cure rythm problems!!
      Note that this is only a belief - there is not 1 piece of data that supports my belief - I propose a study!!!

      Lisa
      Knowledge is power ... Stay informed!
      YOU can make a difference - all you have to do is try!

      Dx age 12 current age 46 and counting!
      lost: 5 family members to HCM (SCD, Stroke, CHF)
      Others diagnosed living with HCM (or gene +) include - daughter, niece, nephew, cousin, sister and many many friends!
      Therapy - ICD (implanted 97, 01, 04 and 11, medication
      Currently not obstructed
      Complications - unnecessary pacemaker and stroke (unrelated to each other)

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        Lisa

        I believe it cures them also, it's never picked up what i've been feeling and i've worn them 3 times now i know the doctor has to feel i'm crazy by now, but i've have assured him i'm not, he says my heart failure has gotten a worse though, he ran more test on me last time (3 Months ago) i was wondering why my PCP called about 2 months ago and upped my spironolactone. So i hope you are doing well

        Shirley
        Diagnosed 2003
        Myectomy 2-23-2004
        Husband: Ken
        Son: John diagnosed 2004
        Daughter: Janet (free of HCM)

        Grandchildren: Drew 15,Aaron 13,Karen 9,Connor 9

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