an entirely painless test that is over in less than five minutes. An ECG is a recording of the heart’s electrical signal to show how fast your heart is beating and whether your heartbeat is steady or irregular.
is done outside of the clinic over a period of 24 hours, is recommended for people who are suspected of having high or variable blood pressure.
an ultrasound of the heart and one of the most common investigations requested by cardiologists. It is a painless test that takes around 30 minutes to complete, providing valuable information about the structure and inner workings of the heart.
Patients who experience heart palpitations or fainting may benefit from a holter monitor test.
A reduction in heart contraction after exercise can indicate inadequate blood flow in one or more of the arteries – highlighting the need for further investigation and treatment.