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Originally Posted by jtaylor996 View Post
It sounds like you already have regular visits with your cardio, so for sure take his advice over mine... I just wanted to make sure weren't pushing through something undiagnosed that could kill you.
Thanks ... Yeah, A-Fib. But I don't take his advice. I intend to live more while I am alive than to live less for longer. I am sure he doesn't want me trying so hard, and I don't take most of the drugs he has prescribed ... but at least I understand my risks.

Originally Posted by jtaylor996 View Post
What I have is different. The risk is left ventral fibrillation for me (AKA sudden cardiac death), and the odds of that happening go up quite a bit when I get over 90% of my (perfectly normal) max HR. Mine has no symptoms that I would be able to detect at all.
Well, that sucks. I can see why you would pay so much attention to HR.

I hope that whether you try the ride now or later or never, that you enjoy whatever you do. Be well (as well as possible, i guess.)
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