Heart Monitor : I wear my compression garment on my left... - LSN


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I wear my compression garment on my left arm at night in the summer too warm in the day.Next month I’m due to have a 7 day heart halter monitor to check why I’m getting palpitations ..silly question perhaps but does wearing a garment affect blood pressure i sometimes think mine does ?

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It shouldn’t affect blood pressure, but it might be worth a chat with one of the lymphoedema clinic staff for advice. Depending on what sort of garment you are using, you could ask if they could get you a specific night time compression garment - they are very comfortable.Hope they get to the bottom of your problem. I had something similar a few years ago, and it was put down to ‘stress’ and too much coffee.

I can't say I have had any bp issues from either lymphoedema or wearing my armsleeve, but you never know!

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