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I have a heart disorder and im so scared because the doctors havnt really told me anything about it. they havnt even givin me a name for it or anything. on wensday i go in for a stress test to see if my heart can handle the meds they want to put me on. its normal to not want to take any medication right now especaily since i have no idea whats wrong with me right?
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replied March 9th, 2010
Hi,

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am glad to help you out. If any medications are required, then you can be put on them and then the stress test can be done. If you have not been prescribed as yet, then probably you don’t need them. However, beta blockers are avoided as they interfere in the stress test. If you have been prescribed any beta blockers (atenolol, metoprolol etc), then these should be stopped at least 48 hrs before the stress test. The stress test gives a decent idea about the performance of the heart under stress.

I sincerely hope this information helps. Take care.



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replied March 16th, 2010
I just had my stress test last wendsay and no one has told me anything yet....
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