A 28-year-old member asked:
What risks are attributed to bradycardia or tachycardia left untreated?
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Cardiology 24 years experience
Depends: Asymptomatic bradycardia is not associated with any risk usually, typically athletes have profound bradycardias and it is a sign of their fitness. Tachycardias when left untreated for an extended period of time (dependent on the rate and the age of the person) however can lead to a weak heart. This condition is usually reversible and is called tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
What risks are attributed to untreated bradycardia or tachycardia?
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Last updated Jun 21, 2015
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