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Is Your Pacemaker FAULTY?! (Find Out)

If you’re one of the millions of Americans with a pacemaker, you already know how much you rely on this little machine.  

It helps your heart beat stay regular… and can even save your life.  

And when you mainstream doc assures you that your battery will last six or more years… and you will have plenty of warning when it needs replacing.  

But for 132,000 Americans, this simply ISN’T TRUE.  

Because 24 different Medtronic pacemakers models have faulty batteries.  

And they are KILLING seniors just like you.  

Here’s what you need to know to stay safe.   

The FDA has received reports of Medtronic pacemaker batteries failing WITHOUT warning.  

The devices are failing due to a crack in the device’s capacitor, which fully drains the battery without any warning to the patient or healthcare provider. 

Additionally, providers are unable to communicate with the device due to battery depletion, causing the loss of pacemaker function. 

Currently, one person has died from this malfunction and others have reported serious heart conditions.  

All of this points out a problem with medical devices: most are never scientifically studied ever.   

The reality is, the FDA DOESN’T require clinical studies showing a device works and is safe before allowing it onto the market. 

Most devices are “grandfathered” in – meaning if they replace something already on the market, then they are automatically approved 

The faulty models include:  

  • Azure models: W1DR01, W2DR01, W3DR01, W1SR01, W2SR01, W3SR01 
  • Astra models: X1DR01, X2DR01, X3DR01, X1SR01, X2SR01, X3SR01 
  • Percepta models: W1TR01, W1TR04, W4TR01, W4TR04 
  • Serena models: W1TR02, W1TR05, W4TR02, W4TR05 
  • Solara models: W1TR03, W1TR06, W4TR03, W4TR06 

If you don’t know what kind of pacemaker you have… call your doctor’s office RIGHT NOW.  

And if you have one of these devices, be sure to monitor your pacemaker’s battery and get a hold of your cardiologist ASAP. 

Dr. Scott Olson, ND

Written By Dr. Scott Olson, ND

Nearly 25 years ago, failed mainstream medical treatments left Dr. Olson in constant pain – and his health in ruins. And that’s when he did something REVOLUTIONARY. He began his career in medicine – and dedicated his life to uncovering the true, underlying causes of disease.
Through his innovative medical practices in Tennessee and Colorado, Dr. Olson has helped cure countless seniors from across America of arthritis… heart disease… diabetes… and even cancer. All without risky prescription drugs or painful surgeries.

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