What is an echo stress test ?
Im a 61 year old male.im 5ft4 140 lbs and have been taking 40 mg simvostatin for about two years for high cholesterol .My blood pressure is sligfhtly elevated when i am examined at the doctors office ie 130/80 but isnormal when i use an at home blood pressure kit or the machines at the drug...
34-year-old female with positive Holter and stress test
I am a 34-year-old female smoker with chest pains (exertion and at rest), palpitations, and a fast heart rate. I have no other cardiac risk factors (other than smoking), and I had a 24-hour Holter and a dual-isotope exercise stress test. The Holter monitor showed my resting heartbeat at a maximum...
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 pressure tiny bit above normal, Cholesterol numbers in normal ranges. I admit to being...
Nuclear stress test done. Findings?
can you help me understand my Nuclear stress test reults? Resting ECG:NSR , Possible Seplat MI age indeterminate, Poor wave Progression, Nonspecific ST-T abn. I do have Paroxysmal Supraventricular tachycardia, Carotid artery stenosis, NSVT-nonsustained VTACH and Arrhythmia. I do take 100 mg of...
I flunked stress test and had cardinal catch
I am 58 male. I flunked stress test and had cardinal catch which showed no problem. What s up with stress test ? My heart rate climbs to 150 pretty fast (10 minutes) on stair stepper. After exercise It will drop down to normal pretty fast too. Cardiologist (sp?) does not know why, since cardinal...
Have an annual stress test. History of PVC. Why is it starting again?
Have a history of PVC s (over 10 years). Had all the checkups and have an annual stress test (last one this past April). Was told nothing to worry about. PVC s started up again, sometimes in a big way, about a week ago (esp. after eating). I eat at the wrong times (late at night) and sometimes in...
abnormal stress test
abnormal stress test --new doctor wants angiogram right away. Should we do non-invasive tests first? No symptoms now; stress test 2 years ago was normal. Should we question going straight for angiogram which has more risks--shouldn t we try a less invasive test like MRI or CT scan first?
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.
I have left hand pain for more than two three days now which come and go serveral times what is the reason for that
Chest xray ecg echo stress test normal
Left arm pain if not due to cardiac cause then it could be due to acute gastritis or could be due to neuromuscular spasms. Take Tab pantop 40mg twice daily for 3 days before food. Apply local analgesic gel on the area which is painful. If still does not reduce get an orthopedic opinion. Thanks.
I have had a pain under my left breast along with alof of acid reflux I have had stress tests ecgs and chest xrays and they say my heart is fine what could it b
Thanks for your query. I fully appreciate your concerns. You apparently have GERD. If I was your treating doc, I would prescribe 14 days' of anti-H.pylori course + a prokinetic drug 1/2hr before meals.
Regards & hve a nice day
Dr.(Col) R Karanwal
MBBS; M.D. (Internal Medicine)
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