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MY CRP lab result was 7.25
One thing at the time! CRP is used mainly as a marker of inflammation. A level above 2.4 mg/l has been associated with a doubled risk of a coronary event compared to levels below 1 mg/l. Recent research suggests that patients with elevated basal levels of CRP are at an increased risk of diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease. A more sensitive CRP test, called a highly sensitive C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) assay, is available to determine heart disease risk.
Your cholesterol is too high and your blood pressure (if correct) too low. If correct, you may have an abnormally low blood pressure or it may mean you have a blockage in the artery to your left arm. I cannot judge that. You need to see your doctor!
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I have been advised by my primary physician to schedule a cardiac catherization and possible stent placement procedure after having a Nuclear Stress Test with the following "Findings:
The study quality is excellent. There is no transient LV ischemic dilatation noted. The left ventricular...
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