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Taking medicines for GERD, EKG showed moderate repoplarization disturbance. Meaning?

I am a 41 year old female. I just had an EKG because the last three months my blood pressure has been high after going to the doctor for routine illness (flu/ sinus infection ). In september of 2012, my blood pressure was 104/70 and total cholesterol 170. All blood work was normal. My blood pressure has always been below 120, my cholesterol is low and I am a healthy 120 pounds. I have been under a lot of anxiety lately and have had reflux issues which my doctor has attributed to anxiety since ultrasounds and other tests were normal. I am taking Nexium and librax for the GERD. I requested an EKG for peace of mind. However my EKG reported moderate repoplarization disturbance. They are sending me to a cardiologist. What does this mean? Could it be stress related? I have never smoked.
Asked On : Fri, 8 Feb 2013
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Sep 2013
Thanks for the query to H.C.M. Forum.
If I were your treating doctor for this case of abnormality in E K G , I would come up with these possibilities , these includes.
T wave in EKG contains information about the electrical recovery phase known as repolarization.
Disturbances in repolarization phase may increase the risk of arrthmias.
1 Paroxysmal atrial arrthymias.
2 Paroxysmal ventricular arrthymias .
Diagnosis can be confirmed by e c ho , treadmill , physical examination by a cardiologist so consult .
Good luck. Dr. HET
Answered: Fri, 18 Oct 2013
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