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How does smoking and caffeine affect a heart stress test

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Is it OK not to have caffeine before stress test?

Does any one know why cardiologist wants me to not have any caffeine or nicotine within 24 hours of stresstest I am type 2 diabetic with brut heart beat and main doc thinks I have had Silent Ischemia . Blood ...
 

What is an echo stress test ?

recently died and he had a history of congenstive heart failure she suggested Iget an echo stress test ... ABOUT ANY CHEST PAIN.How fast,at what incline and for how long is the treadmill set for?does this test ...
 

Is the every 5 years for a stress test accurate?

my husband has had 2 heart attacks and his cardiologist has told him he needs a stress test every 5 ... in to the formula, is the every 5 years for a stress test accurate? ...
 

Pain in shoulder. Stress test and heart pain. Emergency?

had no symptoms since Wednesday. I had a full cardio work up about a year ago, including a stress test ... patient he has and my symptoms are not cardiac related. How do I know if my shoulder pain is my heart ...
 

34-year-old female with positive Holter and stress test

. The stress test came back positive, showing decreased blood flow into parts of my heart after exercise. Does ... if the stress test was a false positive? How reliable are they? I am having a CT angiogram, but my cardiologist ...
 

Difference between Thallium Stress Test and Coronary Angiography

My mother is of age 58 and she does not smoke, has never suffered a heart attack, never complained of chest pain but her stress test is positive. We are advised of Thallium Stress Test. Can you please ...
 

Needs to get cardiac chemical stress test. History of congestive heart failure. Smoker. Advice

a chemical stress test of my heart. Much to my embarrassment I started smoking again about a year ago. I plan on quitting regardless but I was wondering how long I need to be smoke free for an accurate result ...
 

Have congestive heart failure, stress, high BP and diabetics. Stress test done, positive. What to do?

I had a stress test, This came back positive, I had 3 stents put in 4 years ago, now im told i need ... cath was put off due to heart DR, droping me due to heroin withdraws, with positive strees test ...
 

Suggest remedy for abnormality in stress test

I am 31 years Asian Male, my stress test has come abnormal. Prior to my stress test my EKG , BP , Pulse rate were normal.My doctor has suggested for a stress Eco. I had pain in my left chest area which ...
 

what actually is the purpose of a treadmill stress test??

My doctor recommended that i have a treadmill stress test done.I had one done today and the doctor said that the study went fine.What actually was she saying about my heart? ...
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Pulsating sensation on the left side of chest, quit smoking. Xray and stress test normal. Has the lung function improved?

XXXXXXX with my heart beat. Smoked for 15 years untill I quit 13 months ago. If Im doing something I don't notice it. If I'm still I notice it. Any thoughts? Had x rays,Heart stress . Fine, XXXXXXX test says even ...
 

Abnormal EKG with inverted T waves, stress test scheduled. Why do you think I need a stress test?

, to schedule me a Stress test , I have not heard anything back about my other tests yet. why do you think he would want me to have a stress test, is it possible they found something in the Echocardiogram ...
 

What are the guidelines for maximum heart rates during the nuclear heart stress test?

I will be taking a nuclear heart stress test . What are the guidelines for maximum heart rates during the test. I am 72 with 2 stents in my right coronary artery . Four years ago I had to reach 140 ...
 

Have rapid heart rate. BP and stress test normal. Prescribed propranolol. How long it takes for cure?

I had a stress test two years ago for rapid heart rate . It was "normal". Over the past few months ... was prescribed Propranolol 10 mg three times daily. How long will it take to show a decrease in the heart rate ...
 

Had bifascicular block and BP. Done with nuclear stress test. Give information regarding blood supply to heart?

I need a better information of my blood supply to my heart than the report attached. Do these pictures have any objective information ? if so, how much can be explained to a lay man like me. Earlier ...
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What is a nuculia stress test for
Hello, Welcome to healthcaremagic forum. Stress tests are done usually to rule out cardiac diseases associated. Echocardiogram,treadmill test,Graded exercise test or stress ECG,NUCLEAR TESTS are the usually performed tests to monitor cardiac rhythm. Nuclear tests are usually done to detect which part of heart functions normally and which are not,area of heart with decreased blood supply etc.
 
How to reduce stress.
Hello, Best methods to reduce stress are regular aerobic exercises,drinking plenty of water,consuming fresh fruits and green vegetables,moderating alcohol,quitting smoking and drugs,taking proper sleeper,doing yoga,meditation and deep breathing exercises. Thanks
 
I have been having heart flutters for this whole week it is scaring me i just had a stress test and said it was perfect but im worried
Hello, A stress test is momentary record of heart activity. A 24 hour EKG can help pick up changes during atrial flutter.This will help reconfirm the diagnosis and plan treatment.Or under supervision of your doctor trail to treatment of atrial flutter can be undertaken.Hope this helps.For detailed answer please provide more details.Regards.
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