The health of your cardiovascular system defines your overall wellness, so it shouldn’t be ignored. The Holter monitor is one of many different tools that you cardiologist can use to evaluate your heart health. If your doctor recommended a Holter monitoring test at your most recent appointment, here’s what you can expect.
What Is Holter Monitoring?
The Holter monitor is a tool that continuously records your electrical heart tracings (EKGs) for a 24 to 48 hour period. Since it is a small battery-operated device, the Holter monitor can be worn throughout your regular daily activities. This allows your cardiologist to review your EKGs after a few days and evaluate the results for signs of any heart rhythm problems. Read More