- You can use the Apple Watch ECG app to detect a form of irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation (AFib), along with low or high heart rate.Â
- The ECG app is FDA-approved, but cannot diagnose a heart condition on its own, and any concerning results should be addressed with your doctor.
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From measuring your fitness goals to controlling your other Apple devices, the Apple Watch has myriad useful features for users in its newest iteration, including an FDA-approved heart rate monitoring app that can perform an electrocardiogram (ECG).
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How to use the ECG on your Apple WatchÂ
What is an ECG?
According to the American Heart Association, an ECG “measures the electrical activity of the heartbeat” in order to detect whether a person’s heart is beating at a healthy rhythm.Â See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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