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Altogether i copd, aortic valve insufficiency, bradycardia, and sick sinus syndrome with repaired right coronary anomaly what can I expect?

Altogether i copd, aortic valve insufficiency,  bradycardia, and sick sinus syndrome with repaired right coronary anomaly what can I expect?

Pacemaker: If you have symptoms, the cardiologist after proper eval can opt for pacer. The COPD causes an effect of pulm hypertension which taxes the right heart. Bradycardia can cause CHF and in combination can cause fainting or syncope. These treatments are tailored to your symptoms and your need. Have a good follow up with all your doctors and discuss the medications well and their side effects. ...Read more

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Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
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Slow Heart Rate (Definition)

Slow heart rate is a symptom in which a person's heart rate (the number of heart contractions per minute) is less than normal for the average person of the same size, doing the same activities. For adults, slow heart rate usually means a rate below 50-60 beats per ...Read more


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Is bradycardia dangerous even it's not an AV block? Or life threatening? And can this suddenly progress to getting worse? (sick sinus syndrome?)

Is bradycardia dangerous even it's not an AV block? Or life threatening?  And can this suddenly progress to getting worse? (sick sinus syndrome?)

Fainting: Even by itself, the slowed heart rate could lead you to pass out, which is certainly dangerous if you're driving for example. That being said, as you suggested, bradycardia could be indicative of a greater underlying process which would require elucidation. ...Read more

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Is there a polyglandular failure syndrome that could cause partial ai and multi-wk episodes of ovarian failure, carb. Intol., bradycardia, & gastro dysfunction (sibo, etc.)? Any clinic to suggest?

Is there a polyglandular failure syndrome that could cause partial ai and multi-wk episodes of ovarian failure, carb. Intol., bradycardia, & gastro dysfunction (sibo, etc.)?   Any clinic to suggest?

Autoimmune disorder: There is a polyglandular autoimmune disorder can involve adrenal, ovaries, and thyroid referred to as aps syndromes. Bradycardia can relate to hypothyroidism. One form of this disorder can be associated with celiac disease and gastritis. An endocrinologist would be best person to determine if you have autoimmune process. ...Read more

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Male 22. Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Resting hr 50-70. Need midodrine 2.5 will it cause bradycardia bad?

Male 22. Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.  Resting hr 50-70. Need midodrine 2.5 will it cause bradycardia bad?

Slow pulse is rare: More common side effects include blurred vision, cardiac awareness, headache, pounding in the ears. It is good that you are attentive to side effects. Report intolerable effects to your prescriber. Hoping you have good relief. ...Read more

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Is there a polyglandular syndrome that could cause partial adrenal failure and multi-wk episodes of ovarian failure, carb intol, bradycardia, and gastro swelling (sibo, etc.)? Rec'd specialty clinic?

Is there a polyglandular syndrome that could cause partial adrenal failure and multi-wk episodes of ovarian failure, carb intol, bradycardia, and gastro swelling (sibo, etc.)?   Rec'd specialty clinic?

Needs evaluation.: From the data you've provided, it would be advisable for you to see an endocrinologist and a cardiologist for starters. That would enable a clarification of the endocrine and cardiopulmonary issues. Then, if there is a lingering question concerning the rheumatologic tests you've had, a rheumatologist could clarify these. You deserve to have a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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What is bradycardia?

Bradycardia: Bradycardia is a heart rate less than 60 beats per minute by definition. There are many kinds of bradycardia. ...Read more

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Is bradycardia dangerous?

Is bradycardia dangerous?

Possibly: Severe bradycardia can be dangerous, especially with heart rates approaching 30 or less. Symptoms can develop with heart rates below 50. Cause of bradycardia and rhythm should be determined. ...Read more

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Does bradycardia progress?

Does bradycardia progress?

It can: Well there are different kinds of bradycardia and in general yes they can progress. In some patients the heart tends to get progressively slower as that patient gets older. ...Read more

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Why does bradycardia happen?

Why does bradycardia happen?

Bradycardia: Bradycardia, in adults (not in children) is defined as heart rate slower than 60 beats per minutes. It can be perfectly normal in people who are athletic. For example, marathon runners can have resting heart rate in 40s or even lower. It is, generally, pathological, if it leads to symptoms of dizziness, lightheadedness or fainting. If it causes extreme symptoms, a pacemaker is needed. ...Read more

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Can bradycardia cause syncope?

Can bradycardia cause syncope?

Yes: Syncope is loss of consciousness due to transitory decline in blood flow to brain. This can be caused by irregular heart rate or rhythm or by alteration of blood volume or distribution. ...Read more

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