What is the preparation for the test?
Wear loose, comfortable clothing and comfortable walking shoes. There is a changing room available.
Since your blood pressure will be checked periodically during the test, wear a short-sleeved shirt or blouse.
Do not wear boots, jumpsuits, overalls, or a dress.
Please do not eat or drink anything with caffeine in it for eight hours before your stress test. Items with caffeine include: colas, coffee, tea, chocolate, and certain cold remedies.
Do not eat anything 4 hours prior to the stress test.
Please do not smoke or exercise 8 hours before testing.
You should continue to take all medications, unless your cardiologist instructs you to do otherwise.