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I recently had a Nuclear stress test and the doctor said my

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I recently had a Nuclear stress test and the doctor said my ejaculation ratio was 79% and that was good. I've read where over 75% is not good...should I get a second opinion?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Yes he is a cardiologist. I take statins, ambien, nexium and vitamins
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I was experiencing some high blood pressure and high heart rate 118 - the doctor gave me atenolol which stops the symptoms
JA: When was last time you had a check up? Is there a history of high blood pressure in your family?
Customer: I have one 2 times a year
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.

thanks for this question

I'm Dr. Phil, licensed MD with over 10 years experience and cardiology expert on the site

You are right.

over 75% is not good but stress tests often over estimate the EF
I would get an echo as a better measure of EF

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