People who have irregular heart rates
(arrhythmias) caused by other forms of heart disease (such as cardiomyopathy or
valvular heart disease) may need to limit their activity because of the other
People who have a pacemaker should not participate
in contact sports, because the device can be damaged. Sports such as swimming,
running, walking, tennis, golf, and bicycling are safer.
Pacemakers often are used to improve your ability to
Primary Medical Reviewer
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC
June 2, 2011
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June 02, 2011
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