Ok a little history; 53 yr old male, lad stent 2 yrs ago with 98% blockage, was having funny chest pressure when riding bike, went to the Dr he did an echo stress test sent right to hospital for angio...blood work at the time was HDL=50,LDL=140,Tryg.=100 After stent started running/biking everyday eating better too lots of veggies and salads, fish....blood work this past week was HDL=120, LDL=74, Tryg.= 40 Dropped 53 pounds...am 5'9" tall and weigh 140...feel great..run 5 miles 3 o 4 times a week and bike the other days 25-40 miles at a fast cardio pace... I had a nuclear stress test a year ago because I was having some right side chest like muscle pain..cardio dr said "perfect" not even a glitch... Now the last few days I have been getting a few pvc's when running..maybe like 5 or 6 during the 5 miles no big deal...also have a couple when sitting and watching tv...also a couple when having sex... Now I just went last week for my 6 month check...he did an echo and ekg etc said " blood work and echo are perfect" see him in anther 6 months. I have no pain or discomfort in my chest when running or biking..i did have some issues a few years ago with pvc's but I quit ANY caffine and they pretty much went away... ? is...could the pvc's be a sign something is plugging up even though I have no chest pain ?? I really dont want another nuclear stress test because I dont like to have the exposer to the xray or the isotope...not sure why he did the echo last week because my echo was normal the day before I had the stent it wasnt until the echo stress he noticed the issue
I called him back today,,,he said he did the echo because its been 2 yrs since I had one so it was time ( probably so they could bill the insurance co) he also said the pvc's are " normal and no cause for concern" he said with someone like me and my low resting heart rate from my exercise to have 5 or 6 a day is nothing
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