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What is the difference between low pulse rate and low heart rate

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
Symptoms?: Slow heart beat in itself is a concern if you are symptomatic. Sounds like you inherited Dad's genes. If you are not dizzy, passing out, having shortn... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Pediatric Critical Care 31 years experience
Low Heart Rate: People who are atheletic tend to have lower heart rate at baseline. If you do not have any symptoms such as dizziness or feeling light headed or you d... Read More
Dr. Michael Zevitz
Cardiology 37 years experience
No: Asymptomatic bradycardia is of no concern provided there is no severe arrhythmia associated with it.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
A Verified Doctoranswered
43 years experience
Depends: Some bradycardia can due to medicines called beta blockers, or a natural effect of good conditioning as seen in athletes. However, it can be a sign of... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Risk: Quinalone risk is dependent on the following: significant cardiac disease, those receiving anti-arrhythmic agents and agents such as cisapride, and p... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
A Verified Doctoranswered
36 years experience
How do you know if : There is a lower hr in that person?. Two ways, by pulse or by ECG monitor. If there is no pulse anywhere and the person have electrical activity by EC... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Would not be answer: Many normal people have slow heart rates, and unless you developed a profound heart slowing, this would not cause problems with memory. But if you fa... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 21 years experience
Expected.: An asymptomatic resting sinus bradycardia in an athletically fit individual is a normal expectation.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Thaik
Cardiology 31 years experience
Depends: If unable to augment the hr appropriately, this would be not beneficial. However if the hr stays low because the person is highly conditioned, then th... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
No: Magnesium is an essential mineral for normal cardiac conduction and acts as an anti-arrhythmic but will not speed up the heart.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience
Heart ratea: 40bpm would be considered a slow heart rate but if asymptomatic and otherwise normal can be fine.