A 56-year-old male asked:
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hi, does the taking of chronic hypertension medication ( beta blockers ) impact on an ecg reading. ?

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Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Can cause a sinus bradycardia on ECG ( slow heart rate )
Answered on Dec 8, 2018

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