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My EKG shows an MI. Should I have more tests
EKGs don't lie! The reading shows you have had an heart attack (MI). This means permanent damage. Most likely, this involves a blockage in the artery in the front of your heart.
You can read more about this here:
These are all risk factors for atherosclerosis:
...that has caused coronary artery disease:
... and your MI:
What needs to happen next, is to find out to what extent this has damaged your heart function, and what can and/or needs to be done about it (in your case a stress test for starters):
...and finally treatment, which will include medications, life style changes and specific therapy for your heart disease:
I gave you a lot of home work! Finally, check your risk of heart disease:
Hope this helps,
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