An electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) is a test that measures the electrical activity of the heartbeat. With each beat, an electrical impulse (or “wave”) travels through the heart.
EKGs are quick, safe, and painless. An EKG is one of the simplest and fastest procedures used to evaluate the heart.
Some reasons your healthcare provider may results an EKG, inlcude the following:
There may be other reasons for a physician to recommend an EKG.
Know Your Heart Disease Risk Factors
You may have an increased chance of developing heart disease if you are over age 35 and have even one of these risk factors:
Schedule a Screening Appointment
We are happy to assist you in scheduling a Baton Rouge Cardiology Center screening appointment.
You may send a request to us through our online form here. You may also speak with a scheduling representative directly at (225) 214-7730.
5231 Brittany Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808