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Is it normal for your arms to become numb during a treadmill stress test?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
No: That may be a sign of a heart problem.
Dr. Gavin Noble
Cardiology 22 years experience
No: It may be a sign of heart trouble, or it might be related to holding on to the bar, hyperventilation or other pre-existing issues.

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Last updated Sep 5, 2012

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