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Electrocardiogram Ecg Ekg
Check your heart: An ekg (ECG) collects information about how the electrical impulse that maintains your heart rate is transmitted through your heart. It not only shows the rate of your hearbeat and its regularity or lack of, but can also give information about the size and strength of the chambers of your heart and sometimes about whether the heart muscle has been damaged, is receiving enough blood, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Electrocardiogram (ecg, ekg) is a print-out of the electrical forces detected by electrodes on the chest wall, as electricity travels through the heart with each heart beat. The electrodes are placed in different positions, and each position "sees" the electrical activity of the heart from its own vantage point. Abnormalities in signal detected at chest surface ...Read more
What do you suggest if my ekg/ecg have following comments, please let me know what does that really mean.?
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Very safe: If exercise is going to make you seriously sick, it'll happen where they'll probably be able to resuscitate you -- disease discovered would have caught up with you soon enough without anyone on-scene to help. But mostly -- congratulations on considering a fitness screen -- my hope is that it'll inspire you to exercise to your maximum as often as you can. ...Read more
Can you tell me if there are any situations where one could get an electrocardiogram (ecg) as part of preventative care?
CPE: An ECG is often a part of a complete history and physical examination. Discuss whether it is appropriate for you with your doctor. ...Read more
I do not know: Your dr. who knows you best, will take that reading and compare it to your overall physical condition, and most likely it will be fine, but they need to discuss it with you to be sure. ...Read more