What is an Exercise Stress Test?
With this heart stress test, you will be connected to heart rhythm monitoring and then walk on a treadmill. Every 3 minutes the treadmill will become steeper and faster. We will assess your symptoms and monitor your heart rhythm throughout.
Why would you need an Exercise Stress Test?
Exercise testing is used to diagnose angina caused by narrowing in the coronary (heart) arteries, assess risk in certain forms of cardiomyopathy (heart muscle abnormality) or diagnose/assess risk in certain forms of heart rhythm abnormality.