Submitted by Dr T on May 23, 2012 – 8:41am
i am followed by a person that checks it regularly……. but they fail to explain the questions i have…… (1) everytime they put the megneti on to check the machine i start coughing…. like i am sensitive to it is this normal………… (2) the shock i have ….. feels like the old pain machine…. where you press to hard it feels like a drill went through the body……is this the way most people feel when they get a shock.
I don’t know why you should start coughing with the magnet. The shock can be very powerful; one of my patients described it as being kicked by a horse! Just remember your defibrillator only fires when a dangerous heart rhythm occurs that would threaten your life.
Hope this helps,