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A 38-year-old male asked:

Can i take xanax 2 hours before the stress test? or wil affect the result i have fear of dr and hospitals,everytime i go to dr or hospital i have tahicardia while at home my heart pulse are normal. stress or panic can afect as well ekg results

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Heart rate: Your heart is responding normally and you should not interfere with it. It is not nice to try to fool mother nature.
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