A heart

Diagnosing Heart Disease

There are a variety of diagnostic tests for heart issues. Ease your mind and understand what you're doctor's looking for by learning more about common ones.
Female doctor listening to male patient's heart with stethoscope
How Heart Disease Is Diagnosed
Nurse listening man's heart while wearing holter monitor
What You Should Know About the Holter Monitor Study
stress test
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ECG
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echocardiogram
Echocardiogram: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, Results
MRI scanner
What Is a Cardiac MRI Used For?
doctor and patient talking in office
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Doctor examining an ECG
Cardiac Biomarkers (AKA Cardiac Enzymes) Help Diagnose Heart Attacks
A doctor performing an echocardiogram
Understanding What Tests Are Used to Diagnose Heart Problems
heart
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echocardiogram
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SPECT Scanner.
What to Expect When Undergoing a SPECT Scan
Overweight man using a tape measure to measure his waist
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Cardiac Stress Test
What to Expect When Taking a Cardiac Stress Test
12-lead ECG
What Is an EKG?
dizzy
A Test to Get to the Bottom of Fainting Spells and Dizziness
man having a cardiac stress test
Thallium and Technetium Heart Scans Overview
Diagram of Heart
What to Do If Diagnosed With Transposition of the Great Arteries