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Heart Beat Monitor ?

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  1. ricky101

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    Hi,

    Does anyone has first hand experience of a Heart Beat/Rate monitor thats able to save an image of certain events ?

    The problem is that during the late evening / night when the heart rate naturally slows, I get a pause between beats, as if one has been missed.

    However despite ECGs and a 24 hour hospital monitors nothing is showing up as the symptoms can be very random, though scary when they do.

    Thought if I could find a monitor unit or even a mobile app ( Moto G3 Android , though not very into moby stuff) without costing a fortune and easy enough to use , it would help hasten a proper diagnosis.

    Seems there are loads of devices out there but knowing which are really effective is another thing ?
     
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      Hi ricky my bro had similar issues after months of tests and my bro pushing them for answers it turned out to be this,

      Request Rejected

      Its quite rare and can run in the family, i need to go at some point and get myself checked out,

      If i don't have it my kids wont have it but if i do my kids and grandkids need to get checked out

      Hope all turns out well for you ricky.
       
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        Gail_68 Beauty blooms in the garden as well as the heart.

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          Hi,

          Seems its hard to know if any of the wrist or chest band devices are any good for what I need, yes they are ok for doing pulse rate during exercises etc, same with the Android apps , how good are they really in more medical terms ?

          Have tried a couple of android apps this afternoon but will have to wait till later to see if they can record /identify such events.

          Just glad I did a diy piped installation of a portable air con unit last year, nothing worse than feeling unwell in this kind of heatwave; think todays even hotter !

          Also very glad the wind is from the East rather than the prevailing west, otherwise we would be getting all the smoke from the Saddleworth moor fires, nasty .
           
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            Ricky the humidity makes me feel ill mate to me it's like you need some form of oxygen to help you at night...I have a steroid inhaler to help me although mines to do with lung trouble breathing still gets an issues.

            There are these small oxygen containers you can buy but you do need further tests :)

            95% de l'oxygène de Pure - 8,33€
             
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              Hi,

              Just an update that might help anyone looking for a similar monitor.

              Looked at the chest or wrist band monitors but they are expensive and generally need the data downloading to a phone or pc to view properly etc.

              I did try a few free phone apps from Playstore and found that Cardiograph seems good and easy to use as its stores the traces and are easy to playback.

              However as you can see from the reviews of such apps their accuracy/ use seems to get very mixed opinions.

              I was able to make some traces when the heart beat seemed to be missing though not expecting any real interest from the gp with them being from a free phone app, but when I saw the her the other day, was surprised that she really did spend some time looking at the traces and think they seemed be a factor in referring me on, she even asked for the name of the app.
               
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                Hi ricky this is good news mate and someones listening to you and they can't totally ignore the traces as doctors besides specialists back these monitors for helping people.

                I am really pleased for you :yay:
                 
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