Question about heart blockage?
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|Mon, 02-09-2004 - 7:16am|
Hi all! I am new to this board, but not to ivillage. Last week my dad had the stress test done...the one where they stimulate your heart for you. Well, they got the results back and they said that he has a blockage in the lower part of his heart. He is 65, has diabetes, and had a stroke 3 years ago. I am very worried about this. The doctor said it wasn't an emergency but he did want to see him soon to talk about it. He didn't really say much else, b/c he said he didn't want to get into it over the phone. So he has an appointment on Thursday.
Now, my question is.....Does anyone know much about this? What this means? My parents live 4 hours away from me, so I'm trying to find out as much as I can and call my