WHAT IS A TREADMILL TEST?
It is a cardiac stress test, measuring hearts ability to sustain stress given by exercise in controlled environment.
TMT or the Treadmill Test is an electrocardiogram (ECG) test taken while walking on a treadmill. It monitors the heart rhythms. It can also be performed while you are cycling a stationary bike. TMT test for heart involves monitoring heartbeat, breaths per minute, and blood pressure. TMT is also known as the stress test.
TO WHOM TMT IS RECOMMENDED:
Patients having symptoms suggestive of angina.
Following are some other risks associated with the TMT test:
Collapsing or fainting while walking on a treadmill. Heartbeat remains irregular for a long time after the test. Experiencing chest pain.
TMT Test can only be done in supervision of an expert.