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What is ambulatory heart monitoring?

Ambulatory heart monitoring, also known as ambulatory electrocardiography (ECG), is a non-invasive method of monitoring the electrical activity of your heart over a period of time.

This type of monitoring can provide valuable information about your heart health, and help diagnose conditions such as arrhythmias, heart blockages, and heart attacks.

In this blog, we'll explore the different types of ambulatory heart monitoring, their benefits, and why you should consider getting one.


How does Ambulatory Heart Monitoring work?

Your Heart Scan offers a light-weight portable device that records your heart's electrical activity for 24 or 48 hours, as well as a 7-day option. You wear it while you go about your daily activities and keep a diary of your activities and any symptoms you experience.


Benefits of Ambulatory Heart Monitoring

There are several benefits to ambulatory heart monitoring, including:

  1. Diagnosis - Ambulatory heart monitoring can help diagnose conditions such as arrhythmias, heart blockages, and heart attacks.

  2. Treatment - Once a diagnosis has been made, ambulatory heart monitoring can help your healthcare provider determine the best course of treatment for your specific condition.

  3. Prevention - Early detection and treatment of heart conditions can help prevent more serious complications, such as stroke or heart failure.


Why You Should Consider Getting an Ambulatory Heart Monitor

If you have a family history of heart disease or are experiencing symptoms such as palpitations, dizziness, or shortness of breath, you should consider getting an ambulatory heart monitor. Early detection and treatment of heart conditions can significantly improve your overall heart health and quality of life.


Don't wait until it's too late to take control of your heart health. Contact Your Heart Scan today to discuss whether ambulatory heart monitoring is right for you.

Remember, prevention is key when it comes to heart health, and an ambulatory heart monitor can provide valuable information that can help save your life.
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