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... I had a MIBI persantine stress test done, using vasodilator to simulate exercise as I was unable to go on a threadmill or bike. ... (2 replies)
... you all seem very knowledgable here and less likely to be emotional about it than my family! ... (3 replies)
... winded . I am a 22 year old male and I guess for the most part, I'm generally healthy. ... (2 replies)

... I would just like to start off with some history of what has happened to me and why I am at a point where I feel terrified. ... (3 replies)
... I had a ct scan with the die to determine why my esophagus was not allowing me to swallow different foods at different times. that is when the first Cardiologist I went to saw the aneurysms, gave me a lengthy stress test on a tread mill. ... (9 replies)
... I do have a prescription for Nitro for the pain and they gave me a drug called Altace. As for the exercise, it's been years since I could run for ten minutes! ... (2 replies)
... the stress test came back normal. He really didn't know what else to do so he sent me to a pulmonary dr. ... (4 replies)
Heart, or not???
Aug 7, 2012
... I'm a 48 year old male, with no past health problems, still active in sports, very slim, 5'7, 130 lbs. ... (4 replies)
... First of all you are very young to be overly concerned about heart problems, ease your mind you should see a cardiologist. They will do a Treadmill Stress Test and maybe even a cariac ultrasound. I am sure the results will come back normal and you should start to feel better immediately. ... (5 replies)
... Already had one. I have had a Cat Scan, a Holter Monitor, an Echo, and a stress Echo. ... (5 replies)
... A nuclear stress test is a good test at showing the general blood supply to the heart, both when at rest, and when exercising under load. ... (4 replies)
... I would like to know more about a nuclear stress test. I was not with my husband when our GP ordered this test and it is to be performed this coming Wed. We are to report to the radiology dept. of our hospital. He did have an ultrasound done of his heart at rest last week. ... (4 replies)
... Would a heart scan be better to show any blockage? ... (4 replies)
... t me know. It started 2 months after the birth of my last baby. I would have problems when going to sleep like I was going to sleep too fast or feeling like my heart was stopping and it would wake me up at night. I have a few spells while driving. ... (6 replies)
... From the seat of my pants, I'd say it sounds most like you are suffering from unstable angina. My degree of confidence in this Dx is slight though. This is often caused by spasming of a coronary vessel which hampers blood flow in much the same way a big plaque would but a spasm is unpredictable. ... (2 replies)
... If it is the tachycardia, why offer me a strong coffee? ... (6 replies)
... I had one last month and it was no big deal, I didn't even have to strip and wear a hopsital gown! Don't wear underwire and you won't either. I am on a BB for SVTs and they had me on the treadmill and used "adenosene" to increase my heart rate to 135 since I am only 35 years old. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks for the reply. Just to fill you in on a few details... ... (5 replies)
... The reason you're blood results showed you "at risk" for CHD was the low HDL of 37. A minumum of 40 is considered tolerable. The obesity factor has you ar high risk for diabetes. ... (5 replies)
... I am 63 and have had every test known to man, been hospitalized 8 times for over a week and had 9 chest xrays, 7 ct scans, 1 MRI, 1 PET Scan, 1 nuclear stress test, 1 Lung nuclear stress test, every blood test known to man. A angiogram . ... (1 replies)

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