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Target Heart Rate During Stress Test
Had a stress test done and my target heart rate was 190 but when injected with lexiscan my heart only did 175 is that good or bad?
Max predicted HR...: Exercise stress testing requires that the patient reach 85% of maximum predicted heart rate. Maximum predicted heart rate is given by equation (220-age). If adequate heart rate is not achieved then pharmacologic (lexiscan) stress test can be performed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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21f. Stress test. Target heart rate was 165 but within less than 5 minutes mine was 195 and showed an irregular heartbeat. What could be causing it?
See aCardiologist!: Multiple possibilitiies. Consult a cardiologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
What does equivocal cardiac stress test mean in the results? I am a 47 year old male with hypertension controlled through medication. I completed the test reaching the target heart rate with no other symptoms. Test was part of an annual insurance check u
More or less: 220 (-) your age -> 147.Get a more detailed answer ›
Echo stress test for slow heart rate exercising Have had shotness of breathe and chest tightness.Found spots on heart during test.What does this mean.
What do you recommend if I had 2 stress test done a exercise one and a thallium one on both my heart rate dropped wha could cause it?
Thallium?: You said "thallium" but perhaps you meant adenosine or lexiscan? - these two agents are used to perform a stress test in which you don't have to exercise, thus in contrast to your first one. Both agents can cause the heart rate to drop as a side effect which has no prognostic significance. ...Read more
Went for thread mill stress test . At 85% heart rate it is ok but at 110% slightly positive . How do you interpret this result .
Need more data: If one exercises for 9 minutes or more on a standard bruce protocol stress test, even if one has known coronary disease, the prognosis is excellent. However, decisions concerning further testing, such as a stress echo test or an angiogram, take into consideration the presence or absence of angina (chest pain) during the test, the amount of abnormality on the ekg during the test and other factors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a nuclear stress test. Why was my max heart rate only 152 before pushing the nuclear water? It was very easy. Will it give correct results?
Anything I eat lately elevates my heart rate to 100-120. Followed by anxiety attack. Stress test results ruled out the heart. What could be the cause.
Iam 35 wks. My baby girls heart rate is avg 125, is this at all concerning? They do a stress test every visit, then tell me it's normal .
Is it OK that I experience occ Pacs/pvcs in the first 5 to 10 minutes while walking heart rate 120 to 130 I have a normal echo,stress test. normal bp?
It is not at all: unusual to have a minor amount of both ventricular and atrial instability when initiating exercise. With normal testing it appears you don't need to worry too much about these irregularities. ...Read more
Cardiology:Can people have a normal heart even though they reach the maximum heart rate on an treadmill stress test quickly?
Is it safe to run at slow pace, although heart rate goes into 90% range (190+) after 10 min. Resting heart rate, BP and stress test are all normal. ?
Running pace: Yes. Remember that you calculate the desired heart rate for exercise by the formula: 70% x (220 - yourage) as your target heart rate. Your maximal heart rate is just 220 minus yourage. As long as you don't exceed your maximal heart rate, you should be ok. With continued exercise, your pulse will trend lower during exercise. ...Read more
My heart rate stays high for his after exercise? I had a stress test today. And it did the same thing. Dr said deconditioning of my heart. Ekg norm
I have a slow heart rate, also extra beats, which they tell me are benign. Stress test ok, my thyroid is stable with meds. Why do I have these symptom?
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Stage 2 stress test heart rate was at 170 so stopped was to tired.Doc says may need loop recorder and get fit to improve symptoms.
More tests needed: 170 is a very accelerated heart rate at that level of stress. You may an inappropriate sinus tachycardia or another type of arrhythmia. The stress test should help sort that out. An echocardiogram and cardiology evaluation would be appropriate. Good luck. Feel better. ...Read more
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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