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What are Those Wires that Hug the Heart?

Have you ever seen a movie, TV show, or commercial where a person is in a medical facility with wires attached to his chest? A fancy medical machine and doctor are usually nearby, accompanied by bleeps and bloops – sounds that mimic those of an EKG.

You’ve probably guessed before that these wires are helping doctors determine something.

But what?

Those wires and the machines you’ve wondered about are part of something called a heart rate variability (HRV) test. Today, the test is mostly used as a preventative medical measure that determines the consistency of someone’s heart rate during exercise. If the heart responds well to different physical variables, the person is said to have a decreased heart variability...

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