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Treadmill Stress Test
What is it?
An investigation to assess how your heart, lungs and blood vessels respond to increasing workload and exercise.
Why do I need one?
You may have symptoms or signs suggestive of coronary artery disease such as chest pain
Your cardiologist may require to assess your condition following a cardiac procedure.
To assess how your heart rate responses to exercise.
To assess how your blood pressure responds to exercise.
To examine your heart for potential exercise induced heart rhythm abnormalities.
You may have significant risk factors for coronary artery disease such as smoking, high cholesterol or high blood pressure.
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