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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