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Stress Ecg

A stress ECG (echocardiogram) is the test that shows how well your heart works under stress or physical activity. This test is done to diagnose coronary artery disease, heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias), and other cardiovascular diseases. Your doctor might also use this test report to evaluate how well the treatment for a heart condition is working.

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What is the relevant test for left bundle branch block?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with a left branch bundle block a few years back. I have been under the care of a cardiologist to make sure my heart is fine since then. I have done stress echos yearly or every two years since and have been told my heart is otherwise fine. I just had to switch the othe...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com Treadmill test is not very informative in case of lbbb (left bundle branch block) patient, however, stress echo either exercise or nuclear is valid. Stress thallium is the best test to be done in you. I guess you did not have any symptoms like chest pain or heaviness ...  Read Full »

I am experiencing persistent chest pain and weakness. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, From past one month, I am suffering from chest pain, left arm pain, jaw pain, shortness of breath, sweating and weakness. Day by day, it is worsening and my fear is also increasing day by day. I am 19 years old with no bad habit and with a healthy diet and BMI. I used to go to the gym ...  Read Full »


Dr. Talapatra Ritendra Nath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I noted your symptoms and reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Frankly, they are all normal. I would like to suggest the following medicines and to see if the problem persists. Take Capsule Veloz L (Rabeprazole and Levosulpiride) OD AC to con...  Read Full »

Kindly review my ECG reports from the last year and check for any anomalies or signs of low voltage problem.

Query: Hello, In the last 12 months, I have undergone several ECGs at rest, and there seems to be some discrepancy among cardiologists regarding the interpretation. Do you notice any anomalies? Could a diagnosis of low voltage be possible? My ECHO, stress ECG, and Holter 24 hours results have all been norm...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understood your concern. Actually, I have reviewed your report (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) do not see any anomalies in your ECG (electrocardiogram), but there is a slightly increased heart rate, which could be attribut...  Read Full »

Kindly review any abnormalities in my two EKGs.

Query: Hello doctor, I had two EKGs one before the activity and one after it. I am attaching the reports of it. Kindly review and confirm if there is any abnormality.  Read Full »


Dr. Yash Kathuria

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern regarding chest discomfort. I have looked at both of your ECGs (electrocardiogram) (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), after activity, there are some ST and T wave changes seen, but their significance at present is debat...  Read Full »

Is mild ST depression in stress echo a worrisome issue?

Query: Hello doctor, For many years now, I have sporadic pressure in my chest area, and since I never want to presume it is not heart-related. I usually get it checked out. I do have anxiety and fibromyalgia, so the most likely cause is stress and muscle strain. My last episode was about two weeks ago and...  Read Full »


Dr. Isaac Gana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I studied through your test results there is absolutely nothing that indicates any serious abnormality. The slight change recorded is not of much significance. From my experience as a physici...  Read Full »

I feel strong heartbeat inspite of BP and ECG being normal. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 46 years old, on no medication apart from Zinc daily that seems to help with my low testosterone. BP averages about 110/63 mmHg, resting pulse between 58 and 65 bpm. My height is 5' 10" and weigh about 165 pounds. About five years ago, I noticed odd heart rhythms after playing two h...  Read Full »


Dr. Salam Salloum

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems that all the tests you had are reassuring. What you are describing seems to me as ectopics and a small dose of beta blockers could help. But if the resting heart rate is less then 65 bpm then better to avoid them. In this case, if the ectopics burden is very hi...  Read Full »

How to treat LV diastolic dysfunction?

Query: Hello doctor,What is LV diastolic dysfunction grade 1? The doctor suggested stress echocardiography. And conclusion includes this line. I can show you the reports. What is the treatment for this? Any medicines?  Read Full »


Dr. Sapkal Ganeshrao Patilba

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Various causes of LV diastolic dysfunction include advanced age, hypertension, diabetes, and obesity. It has stages 1 to 4. In your case, it is grade 1, mild diastolic dysfunction. Treatment for it is to treat underlying causes like hypertension, and diabetes and to ...  Read Full »

My ECG shows a normal sinus rhythm with an early repolarization pattern. Is my heart healthy now?

Query: Hi doctor,I received my ECG result, and it indicates a normal sinus rhythm but also shows an early repolarization pattern. Previously, I was on Carvedilol for the same condition. My current medication regimen includes taking Amlodipine 5 mg once a day and Rosuvastatin 10 mg once a day. In the past, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq, and thank you for choosing us as your provider for health care. I have gone through all your details and appreciate your concern. I understand that receiving a medical diagnosis can be overwhelming and confusing. I am here to provide some information to help clarify your c...  Read Full »

Please look at my symptoms and say if I have any disorder?

Query: Hello doctor, I always overthink things that are really impossible to happen, and I feel it becomes a reality. I start to panic and feel like I am going to be crazy at any time. I feel like there is no safe place to go, and I am shaking. It feels like I forgot to breathe. I cannot even focus on my t...  Read Full »


Dr. Prashanth. B

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concerns. Your panic attacks can be controlled by medication. The underlying cause of panic attacks needs to be evaluated. It can be that you were exposed to a lot of stress in the early years of your life while escaping from the burning house, etc., ...  Read Full »

My ECG shows sinus rhythm with premature ventricular contractions. Is this a cause for concern?

Query: Hi doctor, I wonder if you can help. I have been having ECGs, and they indicate I have sinus rhythm with PVCs. I can feel my heart beating. Is this dangerous? Medications previously taken for this same issue include Sertraline and beta-blockers. I used to suffer from depression and anxiety, but I c...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hi, I am delighted to welcome you at icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. There are many artifacts in ECG (electrocardiogram). Wearable ECG is not always correct. Even if there are PVCs (premature ventricular complex), these are not dangerous in most cases. Please have a 12...  Read Full »

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