Exercise stress test, 24 hour holter monitor, echo doppler test--which is done first?

For what? These tests provide different information and have different indications. Stress tests are to look for evidence to support a diagnosis of symptomatic blocked coronary arteries. Holtor is used to evaluate for dysthymia. Echocardiogram is useful to look at the heart valves and other features. Choosing the right test depends on what symptoms you are having. Discuss this with your doctor.

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Pounding heartbeat very irritating. Cardiac exercise stress test no images and 48 hour holter monitor normal. What could be causing this?

Anxiety. I understand your distress. Feel the Wonder of 3 Billion muscle cells working together to send blood with oxygen to all parts of your body due to which you are alive. Feel good about Cardiac exercise stress test and holter monitor being normal. “Pounding heartbeat” indicates overwhelming Anxiety due to stresses of life. See a Psychiatrist for Therapy, Medication, and Relaxation, Yoga, Meditation. Read more...

Is it normal to feel your heartbeat even when it's at 68 BPM and I've had all tests holter monitor stress test and Echo and bloods and all was normal I also get SOB so what could it be? .

No, Nl=Common & this. not so common, yet does not mean a problem. People commonly ignore their heart beat consciously. Yet given intensity of the muscle contraction, including resting rates & heart outputs, becoming aware not that difficult with practice & focus. Study: http://goo.gl/4YdKsa for some basics of heart function. Better able to monitor than oblivious. SOB c/w anxiety, ?asthma, etc. Stress tests=zero value. Read more...
Heart. You are a young guy with a normal heart rate. If you have had normal tests, holter, ekg, echo showing no abnormalities maybe its time to looking at your lungs. A proper echo could show you if you have pulmonary hypertension, systolic dysfunction, diastolic dysfunction. If it was normal, your symptoms arising from your heart would be unlikely. Read more...
Heart beat. do you have overweight problem, hypertension or asthma ? you can consult me or one of us for more info... Read more...

I had one pair of ventricular ectopic beats on my holter monitor. Their were also 37 isolated. Is this normal? Echo & stress test were fine.

Probably 'begnin' The electrical system of the heart sends regular pulses to the heart muscle to signal it to contract. Many things can disturb this natural rhythm eg electrolyte abnormalities (low potassium or magnesium), excessive stimulants eg caffeine, alcohol, nasal decongestants, certain asociated conditions such as mvp (mitral valve prolapse), anxiety, hormonal fluctuations, etc. Read more...

17 yr old palpitations... ECG, echo and stress test did not show any abnormalities. Does this rule out HCM, ARVD etc? . P.S Now doing holter monitor...

You're good. Glad you got to read up. The hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and ARVD are ruled out by a competent echo. Lots of folks have palpitations -- catch a run on Holter and you will know the type. If you do not get short of breath, and there are five or fewer per minute, they are usually harmless. Taking up hard-core aerobic fitness can help this and make you happier in the process. Read more...