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What is the word for describing a slow breathing rate

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Weakness: See your doctor sbout the possibility of a thyroid problem, specifically hypothyroidism.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Agarwal
Pulmonology 26 years experience
Depends: While running or during exertion, ones breathing rate is way high as it should be and is better than a slow one. Very slow breathing rate is not good ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
Pulmonology 16 years experience
Not necessarily: Could be just normal for you, especially if you are not having any symptoms. If there is a problem, it's more likely a neurologic issue as opposed to... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
It depends entirely: on the clinical condition for the patient and the extent and time course of the liver failure. There is no absolute answer to this sort of question as... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yu Sun
Dr. Yu Sunanswered
Cardiology 15 years experience
Many conditions: There are many conditions associated with rapid heart rate and slow or irregular breathing, such as panic attack, drug overdose, narcotic abuse, supra... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
?sleep disorder: Although you are a bit young for Sleep Apnea, your description raises that question. Would recommend that you consider seeing your doctor and discuss... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Slow rate: Young healthy and physically active people often have resting heart rates in the 50's and even 40's during sleep. It's important to know whether your ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
heart rate?: Assuming your heart rate is >40, i would suggest symptomatic relief: trying lying down, get warm, use a heating pad on your tummy/pelvis if availab... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Agarwal
Pulmonology 26 years experience
Yes: Bradypnea means less number of breaths, generally less than 8/ min. Hypopnea (if severe apnea) if shallow breathing; rate is good but volume is a pro... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Agarwal
Pulmonology 26 years experience
Less breathing: Bradypnea means less number of breaths, generally less than 8/ min. Hypopnea (if severe apnea) if shallow breathing; rate is good but volume is a pro... Read More

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