A 73-year-old male asked:
my cardiologists warning year 2000 not to run or jog after having 2 m i s by way of risk. right coronary artery still fully occluded but last stress treadmill did great! so what gives? still do hot heavy outdoors labor in yard without his caution.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Donald Colantino answered
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Cardiologist: It is not advisable to go against your cardiologists advice. You don't mention the status of your other coronary arteries or whether your stress testing also included a nuclear scan or echocardiogram during stress testing. Sometimes these reveal silent ischemia although the patient feels ok. You could wear an outpatient heart monitor to see if there are ischemic changes during your vigorous exerti
Answered on Jul 14, 2020
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:
People also searched for:
Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!