Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to do an ECG on apple watch
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Open the ECG app.
Open the ECG app on apple watch The first time you open the app, you’ll need to grant it permission to access your Health data.
Tap Continue, then choose whether to enable low heart rate notifications. These notifications can let you know if your heart rate stays below a certain threshold for more than 10 minutes.
When you’re ready, tap Get Started.
Place your finger on the Digital Crown.
An electrocardiogram, or ECG, is a test that measures the electrical activity of your heart to check for conditions such as atrial fibrillation. apple watch Series 4 and later has an built-in ECG app that can take an electrocardiogram right from your wrist. Here’s how to do an ECG on apple watch
1. Open the ECG app on apple watch
2. Place your finger on the Digital Crown.
3.wait 30 seconds while the app measures your heart’s electrical activity.
4. When the test is done, you’ll see one of three results: sinus rhythm, atrial fibrillation, or inconclusive.
If you haven’t already, open the Health app on your iPhone, tap the Browse tab, then tap Heart.
On your iPhone, tap the button below the Digital Crown.
Open the Heart app on your Apple Watch.
Press the button below the Digital Crown.
When you’re ready, press the button below the Digital Crown. Doing an ECG on your Apple Watch is easy and only takes a few seconds.
Wait 30 seconds for the ECG to complete.
The entire process should take no more than 30 seconds start to finish. At the end of the ECG, you’ll see either a “sinus rhythm” or “atrial fibrillation” notification. The former means your heart is beating in a normal pattern, while the latter indicates that you may have AFib.
After the ECG is done, you can see your results in the app.
Your results will be classified as either AFib, Sinus Rhythm, or Unknown.
AFib means that your heart is beating irregularly and this could lead to blood clots, strokes, and other heart problems. If you get this result, you should see a doctor.
Sinus Rhythm means that your heart is beating in a normal pattern. This is the result you want to see.
Unknown means that the app couldn’t get a clear reading of your heart’s rhythm. This can happen if you’re moving around too much or if your skin isn’t touching both electrodes on the back of the watch case. If you get this result, try again when you’re not moving and make sure both electrodes are touching your skin.