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Why is my doctor recommending cardiovascular disease testing?

Here are some common reasons your physician may recommend cardiovascular disease testing. You:
  • Have symptoms that suggest cardiovascular disease
  • Have risk factors for cardiovascular disease
  • Are about to undergo surgery and may be at risk for complications
  • Are being treated for cardiovascular disease and the physician wants to verify that treatment is working

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