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Sudden death, SCD and blindness

DF33DF33 Posts: 732
edited August 2011 in The Crudcatcher
After reading this thread

http://www.bikeradar.com/forum/viewtopi ... highlight=

I am very worried.

There's is mention of SCD (technical term) and I am concerned I may succumb to it during physical activity.

Occasionally, if you can call twice a day occasionally, i throw one off the wrist (technical term).

I am most concerned that I might suddenly drop dead from this ,with wepon of choice firmly in my hand after some particularly vigorous vinegar strokes.

Could you imagine trying to fit me into a coffin after rigor mortice (technical term) has set in?

Is there a sport specific test I could take to relieve myself? I just don't want any more of these pent up anxious feelings.
Peter

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  • KaiseKaise Posts: 2,498
    roadies seem to be very "paranoid" (technical term) when it comes to this.

    I have an inherited heart condition which as long as i keep myself fir wont be a problem, but to be honest i dont go to the check ups as i dont want to know anymore about Hypotrophic Cardio Myopathy (HCM) (Uber Technical Term) to be honest.

    if i die suddenly and without pain, thats all you can hope for.

    no get back to stroking one out and stop worrying
  • AnonymousAnonymous Posts: 28,799
    kaiser83 wrote:
    roadies seem to be very "paranoid" (technical term) when it comes to this.
    You're not joking :lol:
    A few years ago, I was undergoing some tests. I returned to work after seeing some specialists and having an ECG, and our roadie staff member asks what had happened.
    I told him "well, I'll have to wait for the results, but they say my heart is in great condition, probably because I was very fit as a teenager".

    His instantaneous reply was...
    "Maybe you've got an enlarged heart. People can die from that unexpectedly" :lol:
  • KaiseKaise Posts: 2,498
    the guy in our office has a Digital Blood Pressure and Heart rate monitor on his disk,

    we just cheked ours and even with my double espresso 30 minutes ago my results were;

    135
    78

    54 bpm

    nonow is this a good thing or a bad thing?

    i have a very low heart rate due to heart condition, the last testing the doc did over 72 hours my resting heart rate at night was 28-30 bpm./.............................. :?
  • PudseypPudseyp Posts: 3,514
    My advice to him:

    At the end of the day you could have tests to your hearts content with nothing really showing and still pop your clogs..

    Being a roadie, I would be more worried about getting hit by a bus or alike....therefore I would do the decent thing and hang up the gay lycra and turn to mountain biking...comfortable clothes that you can breathe in and beautiful views and not a bus or car in sight.
    Tomac Synper 140 Giant XTC Alliance 1
    If the world was flat, I wouldn't be riding !
  • bails87bails87 Posts: 13,317
    Pudseyp
    Oh dear, you've upset them :lol:
    MTB/CX

    "As I said last time, it won't happen again."
  • projectsomeprojectsome Posts: 4,478
    *wipes tear* :lol:
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  • PudseypPudseyp Posts: 3,514
    Crikey....so I have...please more worms for the hooks...thanks

    To further open the can of worms..my latest response:

    No...because if your going to have a cardiac mishap, it could happen when digging the garden, walking up stairs etc etc as for falling off we MTB'ers wear things called "helmets" something that road goers are not aware of judging by the ammount I see not wearing them..

    At the end of the day stop worrying about the "what if's" just man up get on your bike no matter what it is (prefferably with a helmet and without the gay lycra) and enjoy it....

    (Ref the lycra...If I wore it in a club you would say it was a bit gay...so why is it different on a bike)
    Tomac Synper 140 Giant XTC Alliance 1
    If the world was flat, I wouldn't be riding !
  • AnonymousAnonymous Posts: 28,799
    :lol:
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