I'm really anxious?

I have to have a ECG and I'm really scared and shakey I don't think I have heart problems but my psychiatrist said recommend one and I'm very nervous

2 Answers

  • 2 months ago

    There's nothing to it.  You lie on a couch and they stick some tiny plastic cups on your chest with jelly.  Then they take them off again and give you a paper towel to wipe off the jelly.  It doesn't hurt.  Afterwards they show you a piece of paper with wiggly lines on it and talk a load of technical babble.  Look interested and nod.

  • 2 months ago

    It's probably the most common heart test you can have and takes about five minutes.

    You will have this test done about 50 times in your life, not necessary to be paranoid.

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