I'm a 61 female, have had irregular heartbeats since I was 25. Over the past 3 or so years they've gotten worse to the point where I don't think I can live like this. In and out of the ER for the past 4 months diagnosed with PVC's. they go all day, every day, taking over my life. Worse with lifting weights but biking, don't seem to get worse. Started apo-bispropolol 1.25 mg ...cant take it... feel like I can't breath, panic attacks...and depression and sadness has set in. Doc wanted me to take 1.25 mg twice a day. Can't handle one dose a day as it is! Heart rate goes down to like, 40 on 1.25 mg a day! Regular heart rate is 47-60. Doc suggested ablation in 2014 and now I welcome anything that will help. If not for my husband and dogs, I might consider offing myself. Who can live like this?? Seeing doc in 2 weeks. Seeing cardiologist soon. They say it's anxiety but I wouldn't have anxiety if not for the palpitations!! I know it's nit anxiety I'm the happiest I've been in my life! Ativan helps calm me but doc doesn't want to give me this and instead wants to put me on SSRI's, which I tried and can't take. I read ablation for atrial issues and fast heart beats but what about for PVC's? This is a rough ride.... thank you!
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