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How can I exercise with bradycardia and hyperlipidemia?

How can I exercise with bradycardia and hyperlipidemia?

Bradycardia-: Resting bradycardia in itself is not necessarily a problem with exercise. As long as there is no underlying cardiac elecrtical conduction problem, the heart rate should increase appropriately with exercise; if it does not, then something else is going on. People with hyperlipidemia should always exercise, if there is no contraindication, as routine exercise improves cholesterol levels. ...Read more

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Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
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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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My mom is 65 yrs. Old with familial hyperlipidemia (5'2/128 lbs).She is having bradycardia when she sleeps and eats. Her pulse is 36.What is this?

My mom is 65 yrs. Old with familial hyperlipidemia (5'2/128 lbs).She is having bradycardia when she sleeps and eats. Her pulse is 36.What is this?

Bradycardia : It sounds severe bradycardia. It may be due to nerve condition in the heart having problem. Like atrioventricular block. She should see her doctor to check up. Sometime, it can be fatal. ...Read more

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If i was diagnosed w hyperlipidemia and bradycardia w aortic valve issues and severe pad. Will i need a pacemaker?

If i was diagnosed w hyperlipidemia and bradycardia w aortic valve issues and severe pad. Will i need a pacemaker?

Pacemaker: That is a decision that your cardiologist can help make for your particular situation. See your cardiologist. ...Read more

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Which is the best exercise for someone with bradycardia and hypertension?

Which is the best exercise for someone with bradycardia and hypertension?

Exercise: The best exercise is the one that you do almost every day for at least half an hour. If you don't do it, the 'best' exercise is nil. ...Read more

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Chest pain during exercise and some resting positions can be related to bradycardia?

Chest pain during exercise and some resting positions can be related to bradycardia?

C below: Nope. Bradycardia does not cause chest pain. If it is related to exercise, and depending on the quality, you might likely need further testing even though you are 21. A 21 year old should not be having chest pain when exercising. Describe it in more detail to give better answer ...Read more

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What does having hyperlipidemia mean?

See below.: Hyperlipidemia refers to elevated cholesterol and/or elevated triglycerides and low HDL (good cholesterol). These abnormalities are important because the increase the risk of developing vascular disease over time. They are especially important in patients with other risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes, cigarette smoking and family history of premature heart disease. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Hyperlipidemia?

What is the definition or description of: Hyperlipidemia?

See below: You may consult this site for info on this topic: http://www.webmd.com/cholesterol-management/hyperlipidemia-overview#1 ...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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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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Is bradycardia harmful on the body?

Is bradycardia harmful on the body?

Not usually: Only if accompanied by symptoms like enervation, dizziness, shortness of breath. If naturally occurring (no heart rhythm disturbance or medication adverse effect) and no symptoms, probably would simply observe. Otherwise, underlying conditions need to be sought and treated accordingly. Some may require a pacemaker if symptomatic and not responsive to conservative therapy. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for bradycardia?

What do you recommend for bradycardia?

Nothing or a lot: Not all bradycardia is bad. Some people have resting heart rates that are low without any symptoms. But if its low, the rhythm has bad features, and or the patient is symptomatic, many things need to be considered. What medicines the patient is on, any underlying heart disease, maybe a pacemaker. There are many things to consider for a proper treatment plan. ...Read more

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Please advise what is bradycardia (bad/good)?

Please advise what is bradycardia (bad/good)?

Heart rate: Bradycardia means low heart rate . It is all in context - ex 70 yo who is frequently dizzy vs someone sleeping vs an athlete . Of course one had to remember that drugs are often intended to lower heart rate - a common cause. ...Read more

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What would be the most commen cause of bradycardia?

What would be the most commen cause of bradycardia?

Bradycardia: This depends upon the age of the patient -child vs adult, and health status of the patient. Generally speaking, the most common causes of bradycardia are issues with the conducting system in the heart caused by heart disease and aging, medications causing bradycardia, and certain medical conditions distinct from heart disease can produce this as well. ...Read more

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Please describe the most commen cause of bradycardia?

Bradycardia: Elderly patients on blood pressure medications. In young people, healthy athletes have slow heart rate. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have temporary bout of bradycardia?

Is it possible to have temporary bout of bradycardia?

Yes: athletes have it all the time - pulse 40's, 50's and feeling just fine ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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Hyperlipidemia (Definition)

Also known as "high choresterol," this is a condition when you have extra fats, also known as lipids, in your blood. These extra fats can increase your risk of heart disease, ...Read more