Tuesday, 20 December 2011

I have a heart...

 ...kidneys, liver and a pancreas!

Some of my regular readers may have been aware that I had a little bit of a health scare the other day when I grumbled about a sharp pain in my chest after exertion sometimes, nothing painful just a sensation that I thought would get checked out "just in case" (See Zombie Runner). So with a series of blood tests, a chest X-Ray and an ECG later I returned to the Doctor's this morning armed with my ECG printout.

After taking a seat in his surgery he looked over the readout and informed me that my kidneys and liver were functioning correctly, I wasn't diabetic, thyroid was fine and blood count excellent which is great news such that I now feel a bit of a sham but happy that I have a clean bill of health.

However, he has organised a Treadmill Test for the New Year that will record how my heart reacts under strain and that I should carry on my healthy lifestyle.

Postscript
I had to laugh to myself after I left as I recalled him saying "You have a healthy diet and outlook carry on what you are doing" So that sounds like a diet that includes cider and an occasional Gin & Tonic is what the Doctor ordered ;-)

3 comments:

  1. Glad to hear things are well with you. Health scares are serious business and checking it out is the right thing to do. The treadmill test might be fun.

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  2. Glad to hear there's nothing seriously wrong

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