A cardiac stress test (or cardiac diagnostic test) is a cardiological test that
measures a heart's ability to respond to external stress in a controlled clinical ...
A stress test can be used to test for heart disease. Stress tests are tests performed
by a doctor and/or trained technician to determine the amount of stress that ...
(continued). Why do people need stress tests? Doctors use exercise stress tests
to find out: • If you have an irregular heartbeat. • If your symptoms (such as chest ...
The stress test
(or exercise test
) is one of the most common screening tests
used to diagnose the presence of, and the extent of, coronary artery disease. Here is a quick description of the stress test
- how it is done, what it is used for, and what the risks might be. More »
How is a Regular Treadmill Stress Test Performed? ... to the exercise laboratory
where the heart rate ...
A nuclear stress test measures blood flow to your heart at rest and while your
heart is working harder as a result of exertion or medication. The test provides ...
Dec 14, 2011 ... Stress testing provides information about how your heart works during physical
stress. Some heart problems are easier to diagnose when your ...
Jun 20, 2012 ... An exercise stress test is used to determine how well your heart responds during
times when it is working the hardest. During the test, you will ...
EKGs and stress tests are tests to find out if you are at risk for heart disease and
heart attack. An EKG, or electrocardiogram, measures your heart's activity.