An abnormal ECG can mean many things. Sometimes an ECG abnormality is a normal variation of a heart’s rhythm, which does not affect your health. Other times, an abnormal ECG can signal a medical emergency, such as a myocardial infarction /heart attack or a dangerous arrhythmia.Jan 7, 2021
Though experts associate premature atrial contractions (PACs) and premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) with caffeine, there are no data to support this relationship in the general population. As certain caffeinated products may have cardiovascular benefits, recommendations against them may be detrimental.Jan 26, 2016
The Holter monitor is a type of portable electrocardiogram (ECG). It records the electrical activity of the heart continuously over 24 hours or longer while you are away from the doctor’s office. A standard or “resting” ECG is one of the simplest and fastest tests used to evaluate the heart.
24, 48 or 72 hour ECG monitoring This records your heart rate and rhythm for 24, 48 or 72 hours. You will be asked to remove your clothing down to the waist. 3 disposable adhesive electrodes will be attached by wires to a small recorder which can be clipped to your clothing (trousers or skirt).