A Holter monitor is a small, wearable device that keeps track of your heart rhythm. Your doctor may want you to wear a Holter monitor for one to two days. During that time, the device records all of your heartbeats.

A Holter monitor test may be done if your EKG results included in your initial visit don’t give our doctor enough information about your heart’s condition.

After your doctor has looked at the results of the Holter monitor recorder, he or she will talk to you about your results. The information from the Holter monitor can tell your doctor if you have a heart condition and if heart medicines you currently take are or aren’t working. We will also use your results to determine an appropriate cardiac treatment plan for you.