A 38-year-old member asked:
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can you tell me the difference between bradycardia and sinus bradycardia?

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Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Easy...: Bradycardia means a slow heart rate. Sinus bradycardia means a slow heart rate that originates from the normal location in the heart.
Answered on Oct 16, 2016
Dr. Fayaz Shawl
48 years experience Cardiology
Yes I can: Bradycardia means slow heart rate, while as sinus bradycardia means slow rate orginating from the normal site of the heart , callled sinus node.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
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Mechanisms vary: Bradycardia simply means slow heart beat. Sinus bradycardia refers to a specific cause for the slow heart beat which is sluggishness of the natural p ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
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Absolutely not!: Virtually all seasoned athletes have sinus bradycardia. Many normal, healthy non-athletes do as well. Virtually everybody has SB at sometime during s ... Read More
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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
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Symptoms?: Sinus bradycardia is normal in athletes. If no symptoms with it, no worries.
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Ecg: I presume you are quoting an ecg report. Sinus bradycardia is a normal type heart rate of less than 60 beats per minute. Ventricular hypertrophy is in ... Read More

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