A Review of Heart Rate Variability and It’s Association with Diseases
CH.RenuMadhavi1, A.G.Ananth2

1CH.RenuMadhavi,DepartmentofInstrumentationTechnology,VTU,RVC E,Bangalore-59,India.
2A.G. Ananth, Tele comm..Engineering Department ,VTU, RVCE Bangalore-59,India.

Manuscript received on July 01, 2012. | Revised Manuscript received on July 04, 2012. | Manuscript published on July 05, 2012. | PP: 86-90 | Volume-2, Issue-3, July 2012. | Retrieval Number: C0701052312 /2012©BEIESP
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Abstract: Heart Rate variability (HRV) is a powerful noninvasive tool which can be used to detect the status of cardio-autonomic function. Its analysis gives information about the cardiac health status .HRV measures specifically nonlinear measures can be sued as predictors of mortality, hence can be used to prevent the mortality, for both cardiac and no cardiac diseased subjects. Because of its significance in this paper a review has been presented on HRV analysis methods and HRV association with various diseases.

Keywords: Heart rate variability, Diseases, Depression, Thyroid, Nonlinear measures, Analysis