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Sorry can't help, bumping for you with interest though (bump / hijack?) . I came on here to ask about fluttering sensations which I've had since Friday, and wondering whether GP trip was in order. Feeling reasonably OK otherwise, although tired as have had cold recently. Might be imagining it, but seems like I'm breathing a bit more heavily than normal. What is WPW?
It's Wolff Parkinson White, a condition which, if you have it, you are apparently born with! However symptoms generally only show themselves once you're in your 30's or 40's. Or that's what I've found from research anyway!
If you put 'British heart foundation WPW information sheet' into Google, there's some info there. Sorry I can't link it for you but I'm on my phone and haven't mastered linking from here yet
The fluttering sensation is awful, I sometimes think I'm having a heart attack! My Cardiologist doesn't seem to think that they're dangerous though, they just feel worse than they are.
Im on my forth set of heart drugs as I struggled with all of them. Beta blockers made me too tired to function, channel blockers made me feel sick all day and mepratol made heart rate worse they really do have to muck about with dosages for a while so might be worth making a visit back to GP.
GP did say they may have to increase my dosage Lisa but tbh, if just 50mg makes me worse then I'm not sure I want to take any more.
I do feel really tired on these beta/blockers and sometimes a bit dizzy too but thought maybe my body will get used to them over time. How long did you take them for before them being changed, if you don't mind me asking?
I had a eps study on Friday with a view of ablation, if they could find right problem, but just ended up with ep study. Where are you based? I had mine in London st marys, let me know if you want some hints
EP study is when they have you in and insert wires though your veins and then try and make your heart misfire or upset electric pathways. Done under local but same things as ablation apart from no lazer of the electrodes.
I don't think they can do it under general as you need to beable to tell them what's happening. I don't remember much of it but think they dosed me up as pain was bad and I was crying But its not that bad an over quite quickly.