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I have been clay shooting for over 50 years and i wonder if

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Hi i have been clay shooting for over 50 years and i wonder if i can continue now i have a pacemaker fitted. I am a left handed shooter and of course the pacemaker is sited to my left shoulder.
What can or should i do
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 10 months ago.

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Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 10 months ago.

Yes usually it is advisable that if you are left handed and the pacemaker is also on left side so better to avoid shooting from left hand

You can do it with right hand without any problem though but obviously as you are left handed so you might not be that trained in it

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Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 10 months ago.

A blow to the chest near the pacemaker can affect its functioning,If you are hit in that area

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