If you have chest pain or other symptoms of heart disease, an electrocardiogram (EKG) or exercise stress test can be lifesaving. The same is true if you have a history of heart disease or are at very high risk for it. But in other cases, you should think twice. Here’s why.
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- Plain English: EKGs and Exercise Stress Tests →
- Spanish: Los electrocardiogramas (ECG) (EKG) y las pruebas de esfuerzo durante el ejercicio →
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- Webpage file: Los electrocardiogramas y las pruebas de esfuerzo durante el ejercicio →