"So now you can take an ECG any time, anywhere right from your wrist".
Adds the ability to receive an alert if an irregular heart rhythm that appears to be atrial fibrillation is detected (US and United States territories only). This means that the agency sees the ECG app as being of "low- to moderate-risk" to a user's health. In the meantime, Series 4 users can only stare at the ECG hardware on their Apple Watch, and hope the feature comes soon.
AFib, as it's called by docs, is a heart disorder in which the two upper chambers of the heart (the atria) beat rapidly and irregularly.
While the ECG mechanism is limited to Apple Watch Series 4 models, watchOS 5.1.2 brings to almost all Apple Watch models (Series 1, 2 & 3) a useful new notification feature created to inform wearers if they have an abnormal heart rhythm in the first place - which is among the most paramount symptoms indicative of Afib, and/or a host of other underlying health anomalies. This has been enabled today via the watchOS 5.1.2 software update so the Cupertino outfit upheld its end of the bargain. Apple Watch will keep a passive track on the heart rate rhythms in the background and will push a notification if senses something is wrong.
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The feature works via electrodes Apple built into the back of its smartwatch, as well as the Digital Crown element.
Designed for people aged 22 and over, the ECG app and irregular rhythm notification feature received de novo clearances earlier this September. The Doctor confirmed the Watch's reading, saying "this probably saved you".
To take an ECG recording at any time or following an irregular rhythm notification, open the new ECG app and hold your finger on the Digital Crown. "At the American Heart Association, we are committed to educating and empowering people to be proactive in all areas of their heart health and general well-being". The Health app even allows users to export their data as a PDF so they can more easily give it to their doctor.
Redditor u/edentel posted his experience today after receiving an alert on his Apple watch indicating he may have atrial fibrillation - afib for short - and made a decision to go to the doctor.