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Huawei Watch Tip: How to measure ECG (Electrocardiogram)

In today’s scenario, everyone is becoming health conscious and regularly takes full-body check-ups. On the other hand, some peoples have already bought some machines for daily health monitoring.

In this equation, the wearable manufacturing brands like – Huawei, Apple, Samsung, and more started added new health monitoring capabilities to their smartwatches including Sp02 Blood oxygen level measurement, ECG, and more.

Coming to Huawei Watch, after increasing consumer demands related to health modes, Huawei continues to add new features to its smartwatches. With just a smartwatch users can track their heart rate, steps climbed, calories burned, and many other fitness and health indicators.

As ECG or Electrocardiography has also become a part of the Huawei smartwatches with the launch of the Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro ECG version and enabled the company to get it done for the consumers.

About ECG:

An electrocardiogram (ECG/EKG) is a test that measures and records the timing and strength of the electrical signal that makes the heartbeat. With the help of an ECG report, doctors can observe the insights of heart rate and check for irregularities.

Note: This feature is currently only supported by Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro ECG version.

How to measure ECG:

  • Wear your watch correctly and keep your arm still.
  • From the home screen, press the Up button, swipe on the screen, and touch ECG.
  • From settings, tap Wrist mode, follow the on-screen instruction to touch and hold against the electrode on the side of the watch until the countdown is over.
  • After completion of countdown, touch Done.

To check the ECG report:

  • Open Huawei Health app
  • Tap the Heart card
  • Check the detailed reports in the ECG app

Things of know:

  • During measurements, keep your body still and put your arms on a table or on your knees as well as relax your arms and fingers.
  • If your skin is too dry then may affect your measurement. So, moist your fingers with some amount of water.
  • An individual measurement lasts for 30 seconds. If the report shows that your ECG is abnormal, consult a doctor or go to the hospital for assistance.
  • Users who are under 18, or pregnant, or with a pacemaker, or have been diagnosed as having severe arterial stenosis, arrhythmia, or hypertension are not advised to use this feature.
  • You can pay to read your ECG report online. The corresponding services including ECG interpretation results and health advice are provided by doctors from the National Telemedicine and Connected Health Center.

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