I am going to the cardiologist soon and I don t know what they are going to do to me. Does anyone know the tests that they usually do ? sorry I accidently posted the question twice. my stupid computer!
Hi. I am currently undergoing testing for tachycardia. Have had the stress done. No results yet but at a walking speed on the third incline, bpm went to 156. That was on Friday. I frequently have tachycardia. Usually around 115-125 at rest. Originally diagnosed as POTS but that does not seem to be it. Yesterday, I got up, walked about 6 feet, and got dizzy. The next thing I remember is my tongue feeling numb and tingling. I asked my boyfriend what has happened. He said I stumbled. Braced against the wall and then told him of my tongue. I apparently only lasted a few seconds but was extremely scary nonetheless. Usually I only get dizzy but thats it. Afterward, I had a headache and went to sleep right away for about an hour and a half. The headached was slight until this afternoon when it finally went away. Back to cardiologist tomorrow, but hoping to get some reassurance tonight.
I am 55 yrs old with controlled diabetes . A1C 6.5 or below usually, do not smoke or drink. Only medicines I take is Metaform 500 ER. My heart flutters when I eat greasy food. It start fluttering before I put the food in my mouth. It is weird. Blood pressure is OK. I had necular stress test done because my holtor monitor test came bad with heart below slowing for prolonged seconds. I was on decongestants that time which I learned can mess up the heart beat too. Today again, my heart is fluttering, left arm twiched too, hands felt week briefly, ate some sugary pie that I should not have.. I also ate 5 oz chicken, salad, dal (lentils), What can be it. I was told by a friend, I need to go see Cardiology specialized in physiology (?). Please advise.
This doctor knows that I have A Fib, mitral valve prolape some leaky valves. My cholesterol was 219, has been for years. Doc in another state said this level was borderline , would not put me on meds. This cardio gave me Lipitor, my memory is gone, I m exhausted all the time, can t work.....my GP gave me blood tests... liver enzymes elevated ALT 161 AST 65. Lipitor works on the muscles...Gee Doc, my heart is a muscle. Should I go for my checkup ha ha, or if it ain t broke, don t fix it let my GP handle my blood tests? What would you do??? I d like to be cramming some Lipitor down this cardio s throat!