Holter

Arrhythmia Diagnosis

…electrocardiogram (EKG) and do a Holter monitor evaluation. These are very basic, noninvasive tests that your insurance will pay for. Your arrhythmia may show up on the EKG, but your doctor will still want to assess how often it’s happening with the Holter monitor. For the Holter, you will have a few (4) adhesive…

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Do You Need a Heart Pacemaker?

…he and his doctor attributed to his fitness. It wasn’t until the endocrinologist who monitors his diabetes expressed alarm that he was given a Holter to wear for 24 hours to see if he needed a heart pacemaker. It showed that not only was his heart rate slow, it paused every few minutes for up to…

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Recognizing a Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia

…on an electrocardiogram. Monitoring Your Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia With the development of sophisticated computerized devices such as 24-hour Holter monitoring and other computer programs like the NerveExpress, reams of data on respiratory sinus arrhythmia have been collected. Think of respiratory…

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Pet Health 101: How to Tell If Your Dog Has a Heart Issue

…research. Your pet’s health can be assessed with all the same cardiac tests used on humans: blood work, an electrocardiogram, echocardiogram, and Holter monitor evaluation. Your vet may even order medication to help heart function. My “country vet” still does a lot of his dairy and horse farm work…

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