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Why Should I Have A Stress Test If My Echocardiogram Is Normal
Chest pains! xray, CT scan, bloodwork, holter monitor, echocardiogram, echo stress test and EKG normal?! what can it be? Pain don't get worse when pressed
Esophageal spsm/GERD: All the tests you have had it rules out heart or lung pathology.It can be due to esophageal spasm, gastroesophageal reflux with or without esophagitis or due to costochondritis.Get a gastro enterolist consult and endoscopy to rule out GI causes or a trial of ppis like Omeprazole etc.Costochondritis may respond to non steroidal meds like Naproxen sodium. ...Read more
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
Are the following results good & what do they signify from my echocardiogram? Health/mental stress test is normal, resistance stress is low.
24 yr old not an athlete male.bpm at rest is usually on low 40s, got an echocardiogram and a stress test & normal.. im scared should i worry?
No, not yet.: Those who have made a habit of exercise & are very fit often have low resting heart rates (in the 40s, sometime the 30s). If you are NOT fit, & a resting heart rate this low, you must have symptoms. You could have an underactive thyroid, high blood pressure, or other chronic condition. Talk to your doctor & get checked out with an exam & blood tests (if needed) to get to a diagnosis. You have time ...Read more
I have severe anxiety. If my ekg,stress test,and 2 echocardiograms came back normal, is there a chance at all that my palpitations could be serious?
Holter 24 hour test: The starting point is a 24 hour holter monitor and some blood work (thyroid profile, electrolytes). Often times palpitations are benign and may be seen in the setting of caffeine or other stimulant use or withdrawal from short acting benzodiazepines. I hope this is helpful information. ...Read more
If my echocardiogram, ekg, and stress test, all came back normal, could doing activities that raise my heart rate by 20-100 percent be harmful?
Had EKG q and t wave abnormality.I saw a cardiologist who did an echocardiogram, a 24 halter moniter and an exercise stress test, all normal.Two more EKG had same abnormality. He said i was ok ?
I have had regular stress test. Nuclear stress test echocardiogram and heart catherization. All normal what's chance missed blockage or pulm htn?
How dangerous could atrial fibrillation be in a healthy, very fit 18 year old with no other problems? Normal echocardiogram, ekg, and stress test
Not likely: Atrial fibrillation is not as common in young individuals as in elderly. Sometimes benign arrhythmias are over diagnosed as atrial fibrillation. In your case how was your atrial fibrillation diagnosed? Otherwise atrial fibrillation remains a significant medical condition with a variety of possible complications, the most common being stroke. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shortness of breath with slight chest pain. Normal EKG stress test 02 sat 99% echocardiogram and blood levels. What can it be?
Anxiety?: These are common symptoms seen with anxiety. You don't have to have anxiety disorder per say, but an event or circumstance that may be causing more stress than usual. Sometimes the stress is internalized can manifest with shortness of breath, chest pain, and rapid heart rate. Try some meditation (aka "mindfulness") and see if that helps! Also, follow your doctor's instructions. ...Read more
Echo refers to reflections of sound waves, typically 0.5-10mhz, sent through a body structure, all variants of water density. Cardio refers to heart. Gram refers to a picture or graphical representation of the data. A form of us, these help see certain aspects of our hearts behavior/function, real-time in motion picture video. Quality & usefulness varies widely as ...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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