Question if I can go to to rides with genetic heart disorder

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29 Aug 2020, 11:36 pm

Will my heart disorder affect how I go to water slides?


In Raging Waters and Great America, they have rules that you can't go on some rides or you have to be careful to what water slides you go to, if you have a heart or lung related disorder.



I have a mild heart condition that is caused by genetic, mutations, deficiencies or environmental factors.


Since my heart condition is mild, I want to go to any rides, regardless of what their policy says.





My symptoms of a heart condition:


* One of my valve does not open and close very well



I don’t know what my condition is called, I just listed my symptoms



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30 Aug 2020, 12:14 am

Ask your doctor.

How does your body manage when you participate in sports?



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30 Aug 2020, 12:26 am

waterslides, maybe. doc's opinion #1 important, or absent that, you have to have witnesses to see if you are visibly flushed or short of breath after ONE such ride. if you past muster with them, it may be ok. NOT roller coasters as your ticker gets quite a workout with those. a valve that doesn't open and close properly can set you up for an infarct upstream [possible stroke] later on, due to clots forming, from what i've read. don't tempt fate, thrill rides are not worth it. i don't like them meself.



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30 Aug 2020, 12:38 am

kraftiekortie wrote:
Ask your doctor.

How does your body manage when you participate in sports?



My body won't be able to manage the military tasks, such as so many push ups and carrying heavy stuff



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30 Aug 2020, 12:39 am

auntblabby wrote:
waterslides, maybe. doc's opinion #1 important, or absent that, you have to have witnesses to see if you are visibly flushed or short of breath after ONE such ride. if you past muster with them, it may be ok. NOT as your ticker gets quite a workout with those. a valve that doesn't open and close properly can set you up for an infarct upstream [possible stroke] later on, due to clots forming, from what i've read. don't tempt fate, thrill rides are not worth it. i don't like them meself.



I agree, I should not go to roller coasters that rides too fast



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30 Aug 2020, 12:42 am

Thank you Kraftiekortie and Waterslides for explaining



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30 Aug 2020, 12:43 am

I will be very careful before going to any rides



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30 Aug 2020, 12:45 am

Thank you



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30 Aug 2020, 12:45 am

FranzOren wrote:
Thank you

you're welcome and i wish you fun luck :)



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30 Aug 2020, 12:51 am

I love thrill rides and rollercoasters, but the wooden ones with the rougher ride, and the wild mouse variations are MURDER on my bad back. :-/


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30 Aug 2020, 12:56 am

my nervous system/ticker/spinal column won't tolerate 'em.



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30 Aug 2020, 2:59 am

I agree that you should probably ask your doctor whether they think it’s okay or not. They really just have those warnings for liability purposes, no one’s going to ask you if you have a heart condition before you go on a ride and say you can’t because you do. You and your doctor know best what’s safe for you and what isn’t.


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30 Aug 2020, 8:07 pm

dragonsanddemons wrote:
I agree that you should probably ask your doctor whether they think it’s okay or not. They really just have those warnings for liability purposes, no one’s going to ask you if you have a heart condition before you go on a ride and say you can’t because you do. You and your doctor know best what’s safe for you and what isn’t.



Thank you



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30 Aug 2020, 8:08 pm

I agree