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Can bradycardia cause syncope?

Dr. Jay Park Dr. Park
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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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Slow Heart Rate (Definition)

Slow heart rate, also called bradycardia, is defined as a resting heart rate (pulse) less than 60 beats per minute. Having a heart rate less than 60 is not necessarily abnormal. In fact, people in good cardiovascular shape have a low heart rate. People with certain heart conditions may take medications which lower the heart rate as one of ...Read more


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Can hyperkalemia cause bradycardia?

Can hyperkalemia cause bradycardia?

See below : An extremely elevated level of potassium in the blood (hyperkalemia) can cause a slow heart rate (bradycardia) and even cardiac arrest. ...Read more

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Can ventricular tachycardia cause blackout?

Can ventricular tachycardia cause blackout?

Yes: Black-outs (or syncope) are often caused by transient reductions in blood flow to the brain from a variety of causes. With ventricular tachycardia, the abnormal rhythm may be associated with a reduction in cardiac output and a temporary reduction in brain blood flow that can lead to syncope. ...Read more

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Can valsartan cause bradycardia?

Can valsartan cause bradycardia?

Probably not: Valsartan, also called Diovan (valsartan) is an "arb" (angiotensin ii receptor antagonist) typically used for the management of hypertension and congestive heart failure. The most common side effects are dizziness and lightheadedness, but not bradycardia. Another cause of bradycardia is more likely. ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause heart palpitations?

Can dehydration cause heart palpitations?

YES: Dehydration causes decreased blood volume of circulating blood. For the heart to keep pumping the same amount of blood (cardiac output), the heart has to speed up therefore causing increased heart rate (tachycardia). When dehydration is extreme, heart rate can be very fast (>>100 bpm) causing 'palpitations' . I.V fluids may be needed to quickly restore blood volume or vascular collapse will occur. ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause heart arrhythmias?

Yes: Dehydration may cause arrhythmias by itself, but more dangerous situations occur from the electrolyte changes that come from dehydration including changes in all electrolytes (potassium, sodium, magnesium and calcium) ...Read more

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Can flecanide cause fainting?

Can flecanide cause fainting?

Flecainide: If you are having symptoms that were not present before you started flecainide, you should check in with your doctor. If symptoms that were being treated with Flecainide get worse, you should check in with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can midodrine cause pvcs?

Can midodrine cause pvcs?

Indirectly: Midodrine can raise your blood pressure, which can lead to PVC's. The subjective sensation of PVC's may be enhanced by anxiety (a side effect of midodrine). Everyone gets PVC's, mostly they're not noticed. ...Read more

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Can brainstem problems cause tachycardia?

Can brainstem problems cause tachycardia?

Possibly: The autonomic cardiovascular centers are located in the hypothalamus & brainstem. Baroreceptor signals travel through the 9th and 10th cranial nerves into the central nervous system to contact neurons in the nucleus of the solitary tract in the medulla (lower brainstem). Lesions/irritation in the medulla can result in cardiovascular changes. http://www.cvphysiology.com/Blood%20Pressure/BP008.htm ...Read more

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Can palpitation cause dyspnea?

Can palpitation cause dyspnea?

Palpitation: It would take a lot of palpitations to cause dyspnea directly. Anxiety related to the palps could cause dyspnea more rapidly. ...Read more

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Can heart palpitations cause fainting?

Can heart palpitations cause fainting?

Yes: ? If heart palpitations can cause fainting. The medical condition Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) has associated rapid heart beat & fainting symptoms. This is an autonomic nervous system mediated disorder; sometimes associated with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (see Brighton criteria) &/or chronic pain. People with POTS often have lightheadeedness upon standing up too fast. ...Read more

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Can low potassium cause bradycardia?

Can low potassium cause bradycardia?

No: A low potassium is usually associated with extra heart beats or abnormal tachycardia. A high potassium, on the other hand, can cause heart block, bradycardia, even systole. ...Read more

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Can GERD cause tachycardia?

Can GERD cause tachycardia?

No direct link: It is possible however that some patients have an exaggerated heart rate response to pain or irritation in the esophagus induced by the acid reflux. The heart rate response maybe related an autonomic system response or secondary to anxiety. ...Read more

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What could cause supraventricular tachycardia?

What could cause supraventricular tachycardia?

See List: Stmulants Cocaine amphetamines meth caffeine idiopathic aberrant electrical track called WPW syndrome. ...Read more

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Does sinus arrhythmia cause other serious arrhythmias?

Does sinus arrhythmia cause other serious arrhythmias?

No: Sinus arrhythmia is normal. It reflects the body's regulation of heart rate. It is often very prominent in young individuals. It does not require further evaluation or treatment. ...Read more

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