It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Heart Disorders Message Board

Abnormal stress test!

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-02-2007, 11:27 AM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Macon, Georgia
Posts: 16
graceful36 HB User
Unhappy Abnormal stress test!

I just found out I had a abnormal stress test and they told me I have a blockage. They told me they want me to come in for further testing. I have no idea how much of a blockage and I am freaking out! I am only 37 years old. I was sent for a stress test because I felt like my heart was skipping a beat or double beating. I go in tomorrow tofind out what other tests they want me to do.

What can I expect???

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 05-02-2007, 03:36 PM   #2
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Illinois
Posts: 80
TLB50 HB User
Re: Abnormal stress test!

Do you know what was abnormal? Was it something they noticed during the treadmill test or was this after you got the nuclear test report?

Old 05-02-2007, 06:21 PM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Kansas City, KS
Posts: 117
Toneman HB User
Re: Abnormal stress test!

It depends on what kind of blockage they are talking about. If could be a blocked artery which would have presented most likely with pain or shortness of breath during the stress test or it could be a bundle branch blockage in which the electrical signal that fires your heart beat via either your right or left bundle branch has a blockage which would have presented itself in a change in your EKG during the stress test. The latter sounds worse than it is, right bundle branch blockages are fairly common (I have one) and normal do not require treatment. If they suspect a blockage in an artery you will most likely need to have a cath so they can go in and look at the condition of your artery. If you had your stress test in a hospital, they normally they would not wait to do that.

Good Luck!


Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Abnormal Cardiolite stress test:( ALAHANNA41 Heart Disorders 0 06-20-2008 03:12 PM
Abnormal EKG that's normal for me??? silver515 Heart Disorders 1 04-09-2008 03:15 PM
Abnormal Cardiology Stress Test and Hypothyroid mole76 Thyroid Disorders 6 01-23-2008 10:31 PM
Abnormal Stress Test and congestion ndb1 Heart Disorders 7 03-23-2007 09:22 AM
PAC's, Low Ejection Fraction, and abnormal stress test shockeyfan Heart Disorders 5 08-07-2006 10:43 AM
Can anxiety cause abnormal stress test result? ediot Anxiety 6 01-06-2006 12:13 PM
First Abnormal Pap, Scared cutiecat Women's Health 13 08-01-2005 05:39 PM
Help needed - Chest pains, abnormal ECG, arrythmias ??? R M Wright Heart Disorders 5 09-09-2004 11:28 AM
Abnormal EKG kilroy2730 Heart Disorders 25 07-23-2004 02:17 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:40 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2017 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!