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Exercise Stress Test

What is an Exercise Stress Test?

A heart test performed by having the patient walk on a treadmill while attached to an EKG machine that will monitor and track heart performance.

How do I prepare for the Exercise Stress Test?

  • Expect to be in the office for one hour.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothes.
  • Do not eat 2 hours prior to your test.
  • If you are on any medications that slow your heart rate, you may be advised to stop taking this medication 24 hours before testing.

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