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How Does Stress Test Check Or Measure Oxygenation
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
During stress test, BP was measured standing up, sitting down, laying down, & working out. All readings varied. Which is most reflective of actual bp?
All: Variations in blood pressure throughout the day is normal, with position, activity, stress, etc. All measurements are reflective of one's blood pressure. Some higher values would be acceptable and considered normal, e.g. During exercise. The blood pressure that is usually measured and used to evaluate and treat blood pressure is at rest in the sitting or lying down position. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dad did well on a stress test. But how are vulnerable plaques checked for? I heard these dont show up on stress test. And i want to make sure no risk
No such thing: It's hard to hear, but the truth: there is never a way to say there is "no risk". If you are worried about heart disease, then focus on prevention to reduce the risk. Heart disease is preventable with a healthy diet and not smoking. Every day is a chance to make healthier choices. Avoid red and processed meats. Limit cheese and dairy products. Get regular aerobic exercise. Don't smoke. ...Read more
An ECG is done whil: It starts with a resting blood pressure and ECG before ewalking on a treadmill or cycling at a slow speed. Your heart rate & BP are monitored, as is your ecg, while both spped and inclination are increased. If you have physical sx, the test will be stopped. If the specialist sees st segment depression it indicates you have ischemia. But there are people with normal stress tests who die next wee. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are heart flutters during very strenuous exercise dangerous? I've been checked out by a cardio but no stress test before. Thx
Perhaps...: Feeling your heart beat fast during exercise is normal, but the term "flutters" would imply some abnormality. A stress echocardiogram will help clear up what's going on with your heart during exercise, and could be helpful if you're embarking on an intensive exercise program. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had an ECG and a stress test with dye last June & all was fine. I am not feeling well lately but hate to be a hypochondriac. Should I get checked?
I check my heart, done a lot's of tests, egc, echo, holter, stress test, all say my heart is fine, but today I feel a heavy pain in my chest, and it'?
A stress test is a cardiac test which can include walking on a treadmill and monitoring your heart while you are walking. They can also inject you with a nuclear material and do a more comprehensive scan on your heart to check for blockage. They can also do a chemical stress test which omits the need to ...Read more
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