I have an abnormal ekg

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Submitted by Dr T on January 17, 2011 – 7:21pm

i am 54 white female who just had a ekg done for a post surgery this friday the dr. said it came back abnormal. i do have a family history of heart disease. i take atenolol 50 mg i have no sypmtons should i be worried. i am now a mess

I assume you also had a pre-procedure EKG. If so, was there a change? All this means a follow up is necessary. This usually includes blood tests, a cardiac stress test, maybe a Holter monitor test and a cardiac ECHO.
You can read more here:
If you know your blood pressure and cholesterol, you can calculate your risk for heart disease here:
Even all the tests come back negative, this might be a good time to see what you can do to improve your heart health:
Hope this helps,
Dr T


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