"When I finally told the doctor what I was going through, she referred me to a cardiologist. All the while reassuring me that it was incredibly unlikely that a slim woman of my age would have heart disease." But Rachel's ECG stress test did suggest there was something wrong. She ended up having a stent fitted to hold open the walls of a narrowed artery. Rachel says she was terrified another artery would narrow and she might have a heart attack. Being so young and slim, people seemed to find it inconceivable that she could have a serious heart problem. She found it was very isolating.
Coronary heart disease (CHD) also called coronary artery disease. . . .
Treatment for coronary heart disease (CHD) also called coronary artery disease. . . .
What is echocardiogram and echocardiography? An echocardiogram. . . .
What is a normal heart rate (Normal heart beat)? Heart rate,. . . .
Your doctor will ask questions about your personal medical history,. . . .
Overview of Coronary Heart Disease Coronary heart disease is a. . . .