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Yup, tomorrow it's my turn on the treadmill. Should be interesting. The last stress test I had was a chemical test because the test prior to that I passed out in the middle of the treadmill portion.

But that seems to matter not to this idiot of a VA cardiologist (the same one who told me that women's chest pain is all stress-related)...as he told me I'd be fine on the treadmill. Okie-dokie doc.

I've never even received any instructions in the mail for this test. Those morons. Luckily I've had several of these and already know what to do--hopefully nothing has changed.

Wish me luck!!

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Yup, that will be me....problem is I'm really kinda nervous about the test. If I were having it in a real hospital (non-VA type), I wouldn't be nervous. But the VA just scares me. Last time I had a stress test there (the chemical type), they didn't even have a doc anywhere in the area!!

Each time I've had a stress test in a real hospital, there has been a cardio-doc in the room in case things went bad (like the last time I had this done in a real hospital and fell out halfway through the test). I just don't trust the VA.

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