Asked by: Waldir Ramanujam
asked in category: General Last Updated: 8th February, 2020

How much is an ECG?

An EKG costs about $50, and an exercise stress test costs $175 or more. Why waste money on tests you do not need? And if they lead to more tests and treatments, it can cost thousands of dollars.

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Keeping this in consideration, what does an ECG test for?

Electrocardiogram (ECG) and high blood pressure. An electrocardiogram (ECG) is a test which measures the electrical activity of your heart to show whether or not it is working normally. An ECG records the heart's rhythm and activity on a moving strip of paper or a line on a screen.

Beside above, can I request an ECG? An ECG may be requested by a heart specialist (cardiologist) or any doctor who thinks you might have a problem with your heart, including your GP. The test can be carried out by a specially trained healthcare professional at a hospital, a clinic or at your GP surgery.

People also ask, where can I go for an ECG test?

During the ECG An electrocardiogram can be done in a doctor's office or hospital and is often performed by a technician.

How long does it take to have an ECG?

This type of ECG usually takes 5 to 10 minutes. ambulatory ECG – if you have an ambulatory or Holter ECG you wear a portable recording device for at least 24 hours.

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