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Stress test only lasted 4 minutes

I'm a 20 yr old female I have problems with SOB, chest tightness, palpitations, dizziness, all with a high heart rate. I went to the doctor and was ordered a 48 holter monitor. I was told I had runs of SVT on the monitor and that I needed a few more tests. So I had an exercise stress test done. I only walked for 4 minutes before my heart rate was 190. I had to get off the treadmill right after that. Should I be worried about this? Any ideas of what could be causing this to happen to me?
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That is a pretty high heart rate after just four minutes, but there are many possible causes, and only your doctors know your medical history and have examined and tested you.  No one here is capable of even providing a good guess for you.

Your doctor should have scheduled a follow up visit to discuss your results (if that hasn't happened yet, call his  office and ask about it).  At that point, you will learn what is going on.

Bring a notepad and a pen to this appointment, so you be able to jot down both questions and answers.
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I agree with "achiliea".. we can only guess and not to go on for even that.  If you are way over weight I could give advice to get your weight down and include some appropriate exercise conditioning... based on specific advice from your doctor.

What is your resting heart rate?  If it is over 100 that would result in an abnormally high walking HR.
I agree with "achiliea".. we can only guess and not to go on for even that.  If you are way over weight I could give advice to get your weight down and include some appropriate exercise conditioning... based on specific advice from your doctor.

What is your resting heart rate?  If it is over 100 that would result in an abnormally high walking HR.
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