Heart Rate Variability

Heart Rate Variability (HRV) is the variation in the time intervals between heartbeats. HRV is considered to be an excellent non-invasive measurement of nervous system activity and heart health.

HRV appears to be sensitive and responsive to acute stress and  has also been shown to decline with the aging process. When a person is in good health, there is normally a very small but detectable variability of time between each heartbeat. When we stop functioning optimally, this variability narrows and gradually becomes rigid. Heart Rate Variability testing is a proven measure of cardiovascular risk as well as predictor for a myriad of chronic degenerative disorders including hypertension and immune disease. It offers the patient a realistic glimpse of their current health status and an opportunity to pursue a healthy tract into their future.

Contact us today to find out how WNC Medical can help diagnose your medical conditions with Heart Rate Variability Testing.