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What Does It Mean When Your Stress Test Comes Back Negative
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
"negative" is good: A "negative" stress test means the absence of what is being tested for--i.e. No signs of flow-limiting blockages in coronary arteries. In other words, the heart muscle is getting plenty of blood flow. It's important to note that a normal stress test does not mean the absence of underlying non-obstructive coronary disease. Detecting this may require other tests, depending on your risk profile. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So i had stress test done it ame back ok but they said i had reversible ischemia what's that mean am i gonna die? And had 10% positives in the test
Coronary angiogram: Reversible ischemia means that when you exercise part of heart muscle is deprived of blood supply. You are not going to die, but should consult with a cardiologist to see if you need coronary angiogram. Your heart should be at resting stage. Avoid any exercise until you have the work up done. Stress test can be sometime wrong. At age 31 i dont expect you to have coronary artery disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My mother had a stress test and it came back showing abnormalities of the heart. What does this mean for her?
Abnormal stress: Tests can have multiple causes. Some are from artifact, some are from blockages that could cause a heart attack, some are from old heart attacks. This really needs to be discussed with her doctor. The next course of action might include an angiogram or medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just had stress test for chest pain came back with a flop then cardio doc said everything was border line normal what does that mean?
Borderline: It means that there were some features of the test results that were more concerning and some that were less concerning but not definitively either way. You need to go back to the cardiologist and have them explain everything so that you understand the results, what they mean for your health, and what the next steps are. ...Read more
Does chest heaviness and throat pain during stress test with no ECG changes mean its negative or posative normal hr and BP response ?
Multiple ER trips because of chest pain and radiating discomfort in left shoulder/arm/jaw/face/ and neck. Multiple negative Ekg and blood tests. Seen cardiologist had a 48 hr holter monitor which came back negative and did a stress test that came back neg
What happens if they do a EKG and it comes back ok and they set you up do a stress test later and they said you failed the test. how come EKG test said it was ok ?
Reason for stress ts: When you exercise, your heart must work harder and pump faster. It requires a richer blood supply. At rest, you may be fine and your EKG may be normal. With exercise, your heart may be having trouble and your test may turn abnormal. That's the idea behind a stress test and that's why they're done. ...Read more
Mild Pain in centre of my chest that feels like a freeze similar to brain freeze. Lasts 10 sec and goes then comes back. 42 yr f with norm stress test?
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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