A Holter monitor is a hand sized, device that you put on to track your heart rhythm. A Holter monitor is worn for 24 hours during which the device records the rhythm of your heart.
Your doctor may order a Holter monitor if you have a heart condition that increases your risk of an abnormal heart rhythm, or after an echo if more information is needed to ascertain the heart condition. Your doctor may suggest you wear a Holter monitor for a day, even if you haven’t had any symptoms of an abnormal heartbeat. While wearing a Holter monitor may be a slightly difficult, it might be an imperative test to assist your doctor in diagnosing your condition. If you are experiencing fast, slow or irregular heartbeats call us today to see how you can monitor your heart rhythm.