Love Your Heart: A Cleveland Clinic Podcast

Can You Exercise with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)?

June 27, 2023 Cleveland Clinic Heart & Vascular Institute
Love Your Heart: A Cleveland Clinic Podcast
Can You Exercise with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)?
Show Notes
An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) is a medical device that monitors your heart and can deliver an electric shock to correct life-threatening arrhythmia and prevent sudden cardiac arrest. Dr. Mohamed Kanj talks about the safety and risks of activity with an ICD and different arrhythmias. He reviews findings from research that helps guide how doctors care for active patients with ICDs.