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Lft anterior fascicular block during stress test at 75bpm , 1st abn ecg states lft axis dev - female 44. echo in between normal , obese. significance?
Not to worry: Left anterior fasicular block causes left axis deviation so you don't have 2 issues - just 1! LAFB is caused by HBP, coronary disease, and/or aging. So an echo and stress test are valuable. Obesity is not related. If those tests are ok, then don't worry. There are no symptoms from LAFB and it's just something to accept like your first gray hair. There's no harm, just an indication of adulthood. ...Read more
The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...Read more
26, obese(bmi 41), BP 117/76. Resting heart rate only 54-60. After exercise it hardly raises. Had normal ecg/stress test last year. Is this normal?
Not necessarily: As your heart rate should augment(increase) during exercise. In fact, for a stress test to be considered truly diagnostic it is defined by the you achieving a certain heart rate. If your heart rate doesn't increase either you had non-diagnostic stress test due to suboptimal heart rate levels or have some chronotropic insufficiency - as in an abnormal ability to increase your heart rate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left arm pain & strong or fast heart beat that come and go did echo ECG stress blood tests everything ok what can cause the pain im obese 23 y old?
Pinched nerve: Because patients having cardiac problems can have these symptoms, you should have this ruled out. But the most common cause is an irritation of a nerve in the neck by a bone spur or herniation that can cause pain or numbness that runs down the arm into the hand. An MRI can usually show the cause of the problem if it does not resolve. Thank you for the question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heart rate up 20-30 beats when standing up.then normal.cardiac?neuro?normal?ecg,cardiac echo, CT angio w contrast all ok.am obese and non athletic
Slow resting heart rate 54-62.when move increase to 60s-70s.not athletic.obese.cardiac echo, cardiac CT angio,ecgs normal.normal or moreinvestigation?
It's OK: Hi. From the studies done and found to be normal, I'd have to conclude it's fine and not a problem. However, to optimize future health and quality of life, I's recommend healthy diet and taking up some form(s) of physical activity that you enjoy and can stay with on a regular basis for life. To your health! ...Read more
Post pregnancy, im having anxiety, i become anxious, its diff to sleep, when i wake up i get fast heart rate, ecg ok. Anemia, or hormonal problem?
Anxiety postpartum: hello ~ If this is your first baby, anxiety is very much the norm with a new Mom, because this is a very precious package and it does not come with assembly instructions, and now all that reading during pregnancy is having to be enacted. Get as much support as you can from Mom, Dr and nurses and never be scared to shout for help. Be careful this is not a prodrome to depression.Get help early if so ...Read more
Would heart failure show up on an ekg? I have had a lot of shortness of breath and sinus tachycardia that has gotten worse during my pregnancy!worried
I'm obese, can it cause tightness in my chest while laying flat on back? Had EKG done everything came back normal.
Yes: Obesity can cause pressure on your lungs and airway causing chest tightness and pressure. However, obesity is also a risk factor for heart disease. If your chest pain persists, or if you have not had an EKG recently, then it is best to go to the Urgent Care or ER to rule out a heart attack. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm 29, female, obese, but otherwise very healthy. Having recurring chest pains, but EKG and CT show normal heart. Thoughts?
Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is but one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. Lose weight, get regular exercise, use Mediterranean diet , don't smoke and check with your Doc ...Read more
Obese optional tests to chk for heart blockages im under table weight but to big for stress test pics bloodwork neg EKG neg echo neg tronopin neg?
Electrocardiogram (ecg, ekg) is a print-out of the electrical forces detected by electrodes on the chest wall, as electricity travels through the heart with each heart beat. The electrodes are placed in different positions, and each position "sees" the electrical activity of the heart from its own vantage point. Abnormalities in signal detected at chest surface ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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