A Stress Test usually requires a patient to walk on a treadmill or use a stationary bicycle. When the body is in exertion, the diagnostic technician and your doctor closely monitor your heart function and breathing. This test is administered in a controlled environment, so you can expect to be challenged with the speed and resistance of the exercise equipment. For those patients who cannot walk on a treadmill, your physician may give a drug that mimics the effect of physical stress.
Stress Test Specialists administer this test to assess several things, including:
At LI Medical Group, we brief our patients about all the safety measures to take before the test specific to their health condition. Apart from those, some standard precautions include:
Dr. Ronal Fagan and his team of seasoned primary care physicians and cardiologists are happy to assist you in any health concerns you may have. LI Medical Group of Doctors Immediate Care is dedicated to serving the people of, but not limited to, Hicksville and Bethpage Farmingdale, New York. So, schedule your appointment with our team of specialists to get the best medical assistance.