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ECG shows Left Axix Deviation. What does it mean ?

X,ray was taken for Left Axix Deviation. The report says Quote Bilateral prominant vascular markings with peribronchial cuffings. Calcified foci in both lung fields. No active lesion is seen. Domes of diaphragm show normal shape position Pleural spaces are clear. Cardac size appeared normal. HISTORY : I had pleural effusion way back in 1993. I was treated with variety of medicines including one Strptomycin injection per day. for 60 days.ECG was taken as Lipid Profile test of blood showed LDL as 231 .No diabetis. Blood Pressure 140/90. I am Male..64 yrs old. I do not drink,no smoker..and strictly vegetarian, Do cycling for 18 kms every day.
Fri, 11 Dec 2009
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Left axis deviation in ECG means there is more electrical activity in left ventricle due to left ventricular muscle hypertrophy the causes of which are many . In your case there are no serious reasons for this to happen except that you have mild hypertension . I suggest an antihypertensive and statins to reduce LDL levels. Keep up the physical activity , you are doing great .
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