Pacemaker

A pacemaker is a small device that helps control any abnormal heart rhythm (too fast or too slow). The device is placed in the chest or abdomen to bring back the heart rhythm to normal.

What does a pacemaker do?

Monitors heart rhythm, blood temperature, breathing rate, etc

  • It helps in increasing a slow heart rhythm.
  • It helps to control an abnormal or fast heart rhythm.
  • It coordinates signaling between the upper and lower chambers of the heart.
  • It helps in preventing arrhythmias

Signs that you may need a pacemaker

  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Fainting
  • Getting out of breath

Side Effect of pacemaker

  • Bleeding
  • Blood Clots in body parts
  • Swelling
  • Pain in Chest