Is this the one they do with you on the treadmill? If so, they can give you something for your anxiety. I had the treadmill stress test and I was able to take a xanax. If it's the other one that's a medicine induced stress test where you lay on a table, then I'm not sure. Is your Dr. wanting you to get this test done? Has the chest pain went away since you started using your inhaler? You know anxiety can give alot of us shortness of breath and chest pains. I wish I could answer all of your questions and make you feel better about this test. I would call your Dr. and ask if you can take an ativan before your test. Take care. Remar
thank you remar for your kind words yes i have to run treadmill than they take two sets of pictures. i didnt have this before i got so stressed out over the asthma , so pretty sure its asthma and anxiety and would love to skip this test but than every pain you wonder is there a blockage so how do we win.
i did call dr and said i could take a ativan before i came so that helps but still stressed about it . had it done 5 years ago and it was good, funny no matter how many times you do something it still makes you stress.
chest pain much better , i have it when i get lots air in chest i belch alot with it , and get heartburn, have had before with stress . wish i had never told my dr i felt short of breath lol than i would not be doing this.
thanks again for your support .Barbara
at least having the test you will know if theres anything going on. i have chest pain, shortness of breath too and have had every test going all which were normal. so anxiety can definatly cause these symptoms, try not to worry jus take the test and get it over with. worrying will only make your symptoms worse. i had an echocardiogram in the summer and was that frightened there was something wrong i was nearly passing out waiting to go in, but it was totally normal
let us know the results and im sure this is just anxiety with the asthma....your bound to get breathless etc
thank you scaredjo, did you do the stress /nuclear test , thats what am doing but the worse part is i cant take any meds thursday at all so by time friday 9am gets here my heart and bp be crazy. that whats making me so anxiety , i did it one time before and i failed the walk part but the pictures said everything was ok. so was very happy about that and its only been 5 years but cardio dr takes no chances i tried to get out of it but they really want me to do it so i guess i will drag my happy butt there and do it.
i thinking that its asthmas and anxiety everytime i get anxiety i get the breathing thing if i get into it far enought and ive been going into it since oct last year so my tummy not happy which makes me have lots air in chest which makes it hurt and feel like i cant breath good plus the new asthma i decided to get . thank you fopr talking to me always makes me feel better and yes i will report back what they find. because i will be one happy person after its over and am clear . thats what am praying for . keep in touch.
hi hun no i didnt have a stress nuclear test i do really badly want one lol but the doc refuses to give me anymore cause all my others have been normal lol just get the test done, i always think its better to have a test when your having symptoms. cause if the meds are masking the symptoms then the result may not be correct? i dunno though im not a doctor....wish i was lol
on a serious note, dont worry im sure everything will turn out good then you can put this behind you and stop worrying
thinking of you x
thank you so much for kind words . when in anxiety you need them , well thats great that dr says no that should make you feel better knowing hes so sure your heart is good, if only we could belive them .lol you know am not having any problems at all , mine was from the asthma i got back in oct but now thats its getting better the chest pains and short winded is gone so i feel like am doing it for no reason at least i hope i can say that around 5 tomorrow when they call me with results. clear is all i want to hear lol/ i have started not to go so many times but i guess i will, hey if you want come on over i let you take mine .lol thanks again have a great night
omg i would so take your test haha my doctor totally told me off she said im obsessed with tests but there a waste of money cause they only give me comfort for a couple of days haha its mind over matter hun and i truly believe you can win this battle xx
thank you so much, i hate test lol cant belive you like them, well if i need a heart cath i will let you do that one for sure . praying i dont . pray for me that i dont chicken out and everything comes out good . thanks my friend
oh no you can keep the heart cath hahaha i would probably pass out!!!! but it wont come to that for you. the tests give me re-assurance which in therapy i have learnt actually fuels my anxiety instead of helping it. i am praying for you and will have my fingers crossed all day.
dont chicken out, get the test then we can give you a cheer and start living again hugs
I have had a nuclear stress test before; nothing to worry about:)...quick and painless. Getting checked out is always a good idea in my book, as long as you believe the results of your test. Many times anxiety can take over and that 'what if?' thinking can take root...being proactive and getting screened is not a bad thing...it is a good thing:)...let us know how it goes!
ty so much , getting ready but so scared almost called told them i not coming but i dressed and trying to go lol
YES YES ITS OVER I DID IT WAITING ON RESULTS
I GOT THERE MY BP WAS 174/110 SO THEY WOULD NOT LET ME WALK THE TREADMILL. SOOOOOOOOOOO I GOT THE SHOTTTTTTTTT AND YES I DID NOT LIKE IT
I FELT LIKE I WAS SOB FOR A BOUT 2 MINS AND THAN MY HEART WENT WILD ALL THE WAY TO 175, IT WAS VERY FAST AND IT WOULD NOT COME DOWN BECAUSE I WAS SO ANXIETY BUT THEY HAVE A SHOT FOR THAT TO SO IT TOOK IT BACK DOWN. WHEEEE WHAT A DAY SO HAPPY ITS OVER.
I SHOULD HEAR FROM THE DR AROUND 5:30 OR 6:OO KEEP PRAYING EVERYTHINGS CLEAR YA ARE THE BEST. BARBARA
well done i knew you could do it, the worry is over
let us know the results
im soooooo proud of you hugs