What to Ask Your Doctor If You’re Getting Medical Tech Implanted

Three years ago, I walked from my office in a hospital to meet my boss, a neurosurgeon. On the way, I felt my entire body slow down. After two minutes, I felt something “off” and I turned around to go back. After three steps, I crumpled to my knees to keep from falling and lay on the floor until someone saw me. I was awake. Thankfully, that hallway was comprised of physician offices and someone saw me.

In the hospital, the attending physician stated my pulse had dropped too low. The electrical signal from the nodes in the right atrium of the heart was not firing often enough or reaching

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