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    Posted: April 21 2021 at 6:40am
Yes. Stay healthy my friend...
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I will do that. At this point I am just waiting to hear from the Cardiologist's office to see when more tests are scheduled.
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take care bear and let us know how things are going please , we want you around ...........forever
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Yeah, it was just a conversation. Mainly to let everyone know why I was offline a bit.
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I think it was just a conversation. Sometimes it feels good to talk to "friends" about health issues. Very often these friends have had, or know of people that have had similar experiences. 
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Don't take this wrong - but if you have questions about your health and why your potassium was low you should discus this with your General Practionier.  Not a bunch of Enfield enthusiasts.

We know rifles - not the body's intricacies.  At least I don't.

Would you ask your doctor about headspace or arsenal markings?
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Yeah, it jacks up the blood pressure bad. When I was hooked up to the machines the highest heart rate I saw was 162 with a blood pressure of 198/90. It takes a toll on the body.
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The poor guy looked beat. And we walked back and fourth to the 200 yard targets to score and paste 8 times!  The A-Fib gives him a high heart rate and high blood pressure. 
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Dang. Tell him to take it easy! I know this knocked the soup out of me for about a week.
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My competition shooting bud just had the shock procedure, it brought him out of A-Fib but only for one day.  And he shot in a match with me today and he probably should not have. 
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If the A-Fib keeps coming back then its a functional option.
They actually sedated her to"twilight" when they did it, so she barely remembers the procedure.
Don't shoot till you see the whites of their thighs. (Unofficial motto of the Royal Air Force)
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You’re welcome.
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A_Square, I will keep you all up to date on everything. It did help me to prioritize a bit and I've already been hitting the range more doing what I enjoy.

Goosic, that's terrible and I'm sorry you went through that. Honestly, that situation is one reason I have never and will never work for family. Sad to say, I have family members that would be the same way.

Shamu, shocking me was mentioned and I was not really looking forward to that. Fortunately it didn't come to that point.

Frameman, I like the way you think! Thumbs Up
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Gunpowder contains potassium. 😎
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A-Fib.
The Mrs has it, or rather had it.
She had the cardio-version which sometimes works permanently, sometimes temporarily & sometimes not at all.
Sounds benign, but they stop your heart with a defibrillator, & then bring you back!
In her case it worked perfectly except for some electrical burns at the pad contact spots.
Don't shoot till you see the whites of their thighs. (Unofficial motto of the Royal Air Force)
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