High Calcium Heart Scan Score

I had a scan and dr ssid my number was 6000. I'm 75 female with no symptoms.  Doc now wants me to have stress test.  What are possibility there is a problem and is stress test next best option.  What about echocardiogram? Father and his mother died of heart prpblems in their 70's.  Thanks for your input.
Hi Pat,
A high calcium score means you have coronary artery disease, but doesn't tell whether you have blood-flow restricting blockages. You can read more about coronary artery disease in women here.
Hope this helps,
Dr T


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