An ECG (which stands for electrocardiogram) is a test that measures the electrical pulses that trigger your heartbeat. These pulses are recorded by electrodes that stick to your chest.
An ECG would probably be done, in case of high blood pressure or if any heart disease symptoms are displayed, like heavy or irregular heartbeats, chest pain or shortness of breath. A person may consider getting test done in case of occupational or screening requirements, or if there is a family history of diabetes, heart disease, or other ailments and the individual wants to begin exercising.
An ECG is ordered in certain conditions like:
The MAC 2000 Resting ECG System (Wipro GE healthcare)