Who requires a TMT test?

Who requires a TMT test?

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TMT test is used to diagnose the functioning of the heart under stressful conditions. In this test, a patient is supposed to walk on a treadmill at a specific speed. During this, the electrical activity of the heart is recorded. The inclination and the speed of the treadmill are also increased gradually throughout the process, so as to increase the stress level and examining the heart performance.

This process is almost similar to an ECG checkup. The patent needs to be bare-chest while walking on the treadmill. Using an adhesive, the electrodes are then struck on the patient’s chest. After installing the electrodes, the patient starts walking on the treadmill and the speed and inclination are maintained by the technician who is conducting the test.

The doctor will take all the reports of the heart before conducting the test. This includes blood pressure, heart rate, and ECG report. If the patient experiences any discomfort or trouble, he/she immediately consult the technician. The normal problems are chest pain, shortened breaths, or fatigue.

After the test, the patient is supposed to lie down and all the reading is then taken.

TMT (Treadmill Test):

It is a very effective test to observe the functioning of the heart in stressed conditions. In this technique, the patient runs on a treadmill set on a specific speed. After this, the doctor takes the reading of the heart.

Who requires TMT test?

The test is to compare blood circulation to blood in rest and stress condition means when you are under optimum physical pressure. It identifies the issues of the heart like CAD (Coronary Artery Disease) when coronary arteries get diseased, damaged or blocked. These are the major blood vessels that supply nutrients, oxygen, and blood to your heart.

This test also checks the condition of your heart after the heart attack and abnormal heart rhythm due to exercise. This test uses an exercise that helps to record extreme shortness in breathing, sudden weakness, dizziness and chest discomfort. It helps to monitor the heart functioning of the patients who have already had a heart attack or angioplasty.

“This test is also significant for diabetics as they have more chances of CAD”. Such patients may also suffer from Ischemia(silent heart muscle problems). This test can act as a lifesaver for diabetics.

Hridyam is one of the best TMT test centre in Jaipur.  They provide effective treatment & accurate results for all heart diseases and above all prevent the heart from future heart diseases.

Dr. Gaurav Singhal is one of the best Heart care specialist doctor in Jaipur who has vast experience in Heart Care Disease prevention & treatment. He is well-known for providing outstanding cardiac treatment to his patient.

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