Apple Watch Series 4 – How to take an ECG

Marathon Marcus

I previously reviewed the Apple Watch Series 4 when it first launched and I was looking forward to trying the ECG feature. The app for highlighting irregular heartbeat is now live, and it allows you to take an electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) right from your wrist and I wanted to share my initial thoughts on it.

It monitors Atrial fibrillation (also called AFib or AF) simply known as a irregular heartbeat that could lead to heart-related health complications. If left untreated AFib is one of the primary conditions that could result in a stroke, which is the second most common cause of death around the world. The benefit of this app is that wearers can be warned of abnormal heart rhythms associated with atrial fibrillation, which can help provide critical data to physicians.

The feature is now available in 19 European countries, including France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United…

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