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Doctor insights on: Treadmill Test Side Effects

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Will a treadmill test tell you if you have a damaged kidney?

Will a treadmill test tell you if you have a damaged kidney?

No : A treadmill test is meant to determine if the individual has a diminished blood suppy to the heart, which may increase the risk of developing a heart attact. It gives no pertinent information on kidney function. ...Read more

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What does it mean to get a treadmill test done?

What does it mean to get a treadmill test done?

Stress test: A treadmill test is a cardiac stress test, in which one exercises on a treadmill in order to make the heart work harder in order to see if this stress test on the heart shows signs that the heart is not getting enough oxygen-rich blood flowing to a part or parts of the heart.. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a positive treadmill test?

What does it mean to have a positive treadmill test?

Stress test: Stress testing is an important modality for evaluating patients with known or suspected coronary heart disease (chd). When you take a treadmill (or exercise tolerance) test, data is collected (duration of exercise, any anginal symptoms, and changes on ekg). This data is used to come up with a score from which you are categorized as low, intermediate, or high risk for coronary artery disease. ...Read more

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My treadmill test positive for provocable ischemia with rescued specificity....What does it means?What can I do now?

My treadmill test positive for provocable ischemia with rescued  specificity....What  does it means?What  can I do now?

More info: Not sure exactly what type of test was done and why a young pt like you was stressed. If no imaging was used i suppose a stress test with ecocardiographic imaging would be helpful. How far did you walk and what are your risk factors would be helpful as well. ...Read more

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But I exercise treadmill test is to walk .... Why will show myocardial ischemia?

But I exercise treadmill test is to walk .... Why will show myocardial ischemia?

A stress test invol-: -ves cardiac monitoring, & there R other stress tests that can B done. Talk 2 Ur provider or cardiologist about this. ...Read more

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I started to feel 1 or 2 skipped beats while exercise. Had 24h holter, Echo and treadmill test 3 years ago. Nothing abnormal. Do I need to test again?

I started to feel 1 or 2 skipped beats while exercise. Had 24h holter, Echo and treadmill test 3 years ago. Nothing abnormal. Do I need to test again?

Probably not: Of course it would be best to evaluate your heart again but the previously normal testing (I presume for the same reasons) makes a threatening condition less likely. What I would do is revisit the physician that originally evaluated you and inform him of your symptoms. ...Read more