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Stress Test (ECG)

Fast appointments to ECG stress tests in Israel

ECG stress tests

To schedule an appointment within 24 – 48 hours, fill the request form or give us a call at +972(0)3-374-1889.
You can also visit our office and we’ll be happy to discuss in person how we can help you (see the map).

Any action that causes overwhelmed mental or physical reaction that rise from the relative state of the body is called stress.

In any stress, the body secrete hormones designed to prepare the body changes that are required in coming up straining skeletal muscle, speeding up the heart rate, the frequency of breathing, provoke sweating and burning of energy supplies the organism. It is a normal physiological process.

In such a case, the heart is pumping more blood to improve the blood flow. The flow of blood goes through arteries, which surround the heart. If one of these arteries is narrowed, this will be shown on the ECG stress test recording. The aim of the stress ECG is to find narrowed or clogged arteries of the heart (whose untimely detection can cause a heart attack).

Stress test is actually a quick walk on the conveyor belt, and is performed on a test strip that automatically accelerates gradually. The patient moves rhythmically in keeping in touch with the test strip out its speed.

In medicine, negative means no signs of disease, specifically negative stress test means no disease of the arteries of the heart.

The test can be done without special previous preparation but it is desirable to observe the following measures:

  • 12 hours before the test do not to drink caffeine products (coffee, k. Circuits, etc.)
  • Do not smoke before the test
  • It is good to be well rested and sleep before the test
  • Do not apply lotions or creams on the chest before the test
  • We advise comfortable clothes and shoes

Depending on the sex and age of the patient workload in average it takes between 7 to 10 minutes, until the whole procedure including the preparation about 20 minutes or so.

FAQ – a few helpful questions and answers.

We work with major medical institutions in Israel to get you the fastest possible appointments, usually within 24-48 hours.

We assist in handling of (international) insurance issues and we make sure the payment process goes smooth and with minimal bureaucratic hassle. In addition, we accept bank transfers, VISA, MasterCard and cash payment methods.

If you have the international health insurance – we will assist to handle the claim issues. In case you have not purchased international health insurance – only the method to cover the medical procedure or medical consultation is direct payment.