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What is monitored during a stress test?

During a stress test, doctors monitor EKG, blood pressure and vital signs.

A regular stess test monitors you heart rate, EKG,and blood pressure. In addition a echo stress test monitors how well your heart contracts and a nuclear stess test monitors blood flow in the heart.

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