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Short of breath with slower than usual pulse rate.

Discussion in 'Post-Exertional Malaise, Fatigue, and Crashes' started by RoyJones, Jan 3, 2017.

  1. RoyJones

    RoyJones

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    Hi. I'm in a big crash currently and I'm starting to experience alot of shortness of breath but my pulse is a good ten beats slower than usual and with air hunger I've experienced in the past I've had a faster pulse. It is also a different kind of air hunger to anything else I've known. Just wondering if this is normal as I'm worrying about my heart as the crash I'm in started after a bad reaction to amitryptyline. Spoke to my gp and just get fobbed off with the usual crap. Any input would be appreciated. Thanks.
     
  2. xrayspex

    xrayspex Senior Member

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    I think the tricyclics are known for the heart thing--i tried them all and even doxepin made mine race, when I was in my early 30s with no history of diagnosed heart probs at time
    mine went away when I went off of them
    altho I suspected mitral valve prolapse --not sure if spelled that right

    if you are worried you are having a dangerous heart situation tho I would call nurse on call or go to er
     
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  3. RoyJones

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    Thanks for your reply. My heartbeat seems nice and regular but I'm just curious as I'm in the worst crash ever and would normally expect a faster heart rate and it seems to be gradually getting slower.
     

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