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[Jun. 27th, 2017|06:45 pm]
sprockets, sockets, grommets & gaskets
I went to the cardiologist this morning. She said a month of heart monitor showed nothing: my heart works fine at its normal 65bpm resting rate, and just as well during an hour of 170-190bpm bike riding. The echocardiogram showed no blockages or obstructed arteries, and no weird beats.
So it's back to the original theory, that my blood pressure drops when I stand up, and then I faint.

My manager had a somewhat awful, stressful day at work, because we have a contract worth more than 3x our total revenue the whole time we've existed, so we are desperate to make it work, but they won't really tell us what exactly they want, because it's proprietary (and they know quite well that despite all the NDA's we've signed, we're developing a similar product to sell to their competitors.) My manager is in the middle of this, and is so frustrated he can barely think. I asked "want to go for a lunchtime ride?" and he replied "I might just keep riding." It turns out that when he goes hate riding, he is *markedly* faster than he usually is. This is the guy for whom I usually end up dropping off the back of the pack to ride with him for the rest of the ride. Today I had to slow down a little to get him in my draft and back with the main group twice, and he led for a lot of the ride. He was a bundle of energy. When we got back I asked him if he'd thought about work during the ride and he sat down on the floor, then flopped back on his back, and said he couldn't even remember his name. He was still there five minutes later when I went to do something else.

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[User Picture]From: khaybee
2017-06-29 11:40 am (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: randomdreams
2017-06-30 04:10 am (UTC)
The cardiologist thinks I have something similar, a not very unusual condition where my blood pressure drops upon standing up, rather than rises as it's supposed to.
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[User Picture]From: pigshitpoet
2017-06-29 09:51 pm (UTC)

cardio stories

i checked out great on the heart rate, but get palpitations and arrhythmia from high emf fields when trying to sleep
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From: shellynoir
2017-07-03 01:50 am (UTC)

RE: cardio stories

Whoa I've been looking at this for years. I used to get super sick in the Darkroom at college. The lights were super old and they would buzz ten % of the time. I only felt bad during the buzzing.
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[User Picture]From: pigshitpoet
2017-07-06 12:48 am (UTC)

Re: cardio stories

yeah that sounds right. back when electricity was starting to be prevalent, there were people who thought it would kill us. mostly it just maims our electrical systems.

our body and mind are electromagnetic.

makes sense why it would affect us .

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