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What Does Normal Ekg Look Like
A normal EKG: Because some areas of the heart are electrically silent, one can have a full blown heart attack with an entirely normal ekg. When the ekg is destined to become abnormal, it often lags, not showing changes early on: hence the need for "serial ekgs" (done daily). The adage "treat the patient, not the ekg" hasn't changed over the years. ...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
Need a sample ekg. Normal and increased heart rate one (like after exercising) to see which intervals do or don't increase. I have already looked online for samples but they are mostly of 12 lead ekgs. I only need a basic 3 lead sample for each. Thanks.
The : The university of utah has a nice site that includes many examples of both rhythm strips and 12-lead ecgs. ...Read more
When i look at normal EKGs I commonly see negative (inverted) QRS complex. How come this isn't considered abnormal? Why doesn't anyone notice this?
ECG: The normal QRS may be predominantly negative in the anterior pre cordial leads and sometimes others. ...Read more
I get heart palps once in a while. It feels like butterflies and I feeel scared. I've had ekgs and they say my heart is normal. What should I do?
See your doctor.: At your age you are unlikely to have a serious heart problem. A 24 hour holter monitor may help identify any abnormal heart beats. If the symptoms are very infrequent an event monitor may be able to clarify the issue. If symptoms are present when the monitor reveals normal rhythm, anxiety may be the cause. Are you using drugs? Do you drink excessive caffeinated drinks? A doctor's visit will help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes it feels like my heart skips a beat. Its not painful and doesn't last long. Recent normal ekg & normal chest xrays in past. What cause this?
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