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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
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
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
30 years experience Pediatrics
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
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Dr. Michael Zevitz
36 years experience Internal medicine
No: Asymptomatic bradycardia is of no concern provided there is no severe arrhythmia associated with it.
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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
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
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
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Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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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
51 years experience Neurology
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
20 years experience Cardiology
Expected.: An asymptomatic resting sinus bradycardia in an athletically fit individual is a normal expectation.
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A 10-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Bradycardia: His bradycardia may be due to a first degree heart block.Observation is in order as long as he is asymptomatic.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Low heart rate: It depends on how low and how physically fit. Athletes can have heart rates in the 40's and be normal.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Possibly : If it causes symptoms of lightheadednes, dizziness, fatigue and /or low blood pressure. See your doctor.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Slow heart rate resting is not harmful and may indicate an athletic (healthy) physiology. Hr should increase, at least relatively, with exercise - fai ... Read More

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