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do you get any shortness of breath on exertion?
yes i do even up one flight of stairs
with maybe 6 steps
that is concerning
It is better to get a echocardiogram to rule out any valvular heart disease
Also a stress test should be considered.
This will also be more specific for any heart problem.
EKG alone is not sufficient given your symptoms.
yes my doctor has ordered one. he hasn't told me anything other than that i need to wear the holster and to get an echo i was just wondering if there is really anything to worry about. i exercise daily!