If you suffer from palpitations, fainting and dizziness spells, your doctor may recommend Holter Monitoring to be able correlate these symptoms to your heart rhythm. This test allows transient rhythm disorders of the heart to be detected.
Your cardiologist may recommend Holter Monitoring to assess the electrical activity of your heart under normal activity or following a heart attack. Holter Monitoring also allows the cardiologist to diagnose any heart rhythm abnormalities (including serious arrhythmias), and to monitor the effect of a new heart medicine. It is also useful for monitoring your heart rhythm following a heart procedure to determine if the procedure was successful.