Lower pulse rate

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Has anyone experienced a lower heart rate since starting Xarelto? 

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    Heck yeah. My heart hardly feels like it's beating very strong at all on these thinners. Makes it difficult to sleep (among other things)

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      Thanks. I sure have the same issues. Would love to go off it altogether!

      so tired all the time, 

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      Kerry, is this you first clot, how long have you been on the thinners?

      I was put on apixaban in June after developing clot in the lung, the tablet made me so ill after a month I stopped. I explained to my GP he offered me warfarin which I declined.

      I decided to explore natural options. Natokkinsae is a clot buster, bromelain is a natural anticoagulant, ginger and flaxseed are just some things that kerp the blood moving. Drinking lots of water is the most important thing.

      I understand and appreciate not everyone wants to or can take responsibility for their own body, it was just, I personally could not live on pharmaceutical drugs making me ill.

      I just wanted you to know there are options.

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    I suffered a PE 2 months ago...I have been on Xarelto since...

    I experience a range of odd heart sensations (I'm reassured by my GP / and Heamotology this will past)..

    I have had 3 ECGs intotal during this episod....as I was a bit anxious about this..

    Of course pre-existing, family hx etc ought to be taken into account..

    My BP has now become a bit of an issue .. but on balance this may have been the case leading up to the PE...

    Good luck .


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      I had my second PE last Jan and have to be on xarelto for the rest of my life. Everytime I would get off it, a blood clot would come back more severe then the last. I find that since my last PE when I get tired I get pressure in my chest and can feel it in my leg where the first DVT was. I've been checked and Dr's say I'm fine. Not sure if I will have pressure like that for the rest of my life. 


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      Did the doctors say why the clot has returned, did you make changes to your diet. I am curious as I live in a bit of fear of it returning.

      Since I had my PE in June it has made me very away of keeping the blood flowing as I cannot live on tablets that make me ill. I drink a lot of water, keep active and take natural blood thinners. I had an echocardiogram in August and that was clear.

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      Hey Jen,

      They don’t know. They can’t figure me out.  I’ve taken all the tests and I don’t fit the mold at all for DVT’s./PE’s. I’m young, active etc... I guess, I’m just lucky! 🙄That’s why they and I would decide to get off theblood thinners. We didn’t see why I should stay on them. Thinking it was a fluke. The dr’s did say that if you were to get another one, it’s within the year. If all is clear, then you should be ok. There’s just not a lot of research on PE’s. Unfortunately. sad 

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      It is horrible having an unseen enemy isn't it genbzoo. It attacks us without warning sometimes. Being unseen makes it harder to fight.

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    When I first was on blood thinners after multiple PEs, my pulse kept going through the roof for the first 2 months. I changed from tablets to injections and my pulse slowed right down and my blood pressure went down as well. I get dizzy spells quite a bit now. My pulse is in normal range most of the time though, sometimes it is in its 60s and others in its 90s, but sometimes if I go from sitting to standing or walking around it shoots up to 130. My blood pressure is the lower side of normal now. 

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