Going for an EKG test
Your heart is one of your most vital organs. Eating healthy and exercising are important ways of taking care of your heart. However, when you have pain in the chest, bouts of dizziness, shortness of breath then it's important to get the health of your heart tested at a medical facility.
At Prognify Urgent Care in Ann Arbor, Michigan, EKG testing is available on-site. Our trained and trusted medical professionals can help you get your EKG, offer treatment, and share it with your primary care provide (PCP) or emergency depending on the findings.
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Things To Know About EKGs (Electrocardiograms)
So what exactly is an EKG?
An EKG is an abbreviation for Electrocardiogram is a test to determine the heart's activity. An EKG is used to check the following:
The rhythm of your heart
Indications of a heart attack
Ischemia (which means - weak blood flow to your heart)
Any other abnormalities like thickened heart muscles, arrhythmia etc.
What does an EKG test involve?
An EKG reveals two kinds of information.
Measures the time electrical waves take to pass through the heart. If the waves take too long, move too fast, or pass irregularly, then there is a problem.
Measures the electrical activity in the heart.
The doctor/provider will be able to figure if the heart is being overworked based on the results.
Does it hurt?
No. There is no pain or any risk involved in performing an EKG.
Here at Prognify Urgent Care we have trained medical professionals who can perform the EKG test when you need it. Save the ER for emergencies, walk-in, call or book an online appointment for your EKG test.