If you don't have a family history of heart disease, a stress test increases the risk of false positives, which can lead to invasive procedures like catheterization and potentially harmful drugs like antiarrhythmic medication.
Credit: Thorsten Futh / Laif / Redux
Powered By ZergNet
Sign up to receive the Men’s Journal newsletter and special offers from MJ and its marketing partners.
56 Perfect Things
Tech, Tools, Toys, & the Hottest New Gear
Plus: The Deadly Thrill of BASE Jumping
ON NEWSSTANDS NOW