Cycling Saved My Life
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Pensacola, Florida
Bikes: '12 CAAD 10 Ultegra, '78 Medici Pro Strada
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All great advise, and worth checking in to. Question, did your physicals include lung imaging of any/several types? the stress test, as I understand its results, only tells you the VO2 uptake and what cardiological data it can glean from the ECG leads. I had to take several VO2 uptake test for flight school in the late 70's and early 80's due to asthma developing while I was a Marine enlisted and wanted my record cleared. Maybe a pulmonologist would be a good specialist to consult. They did all of my lung tests, the exhaustive lab work the Navy BuMed wanted and took all kinds of in the lung and airway samples.
Nothing really earth shattering to recommend, let your physician work with you and be sure you clearly and loudly tell them what concerns you about your lungs. Best of luck and don't stop riding, please.
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