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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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Bradycardia and rbbb, history heart defect?

Bradycardia and rbbb, history heart defect?

Get seen: Some folks are born with problems with the av node and its branches ("right bundle branch block", etc.), or a tiny heart attack or a bit of amyloid or a few other things can cause troubles here as well. A cardiologist visit's probably in order, and you may end up chatting about whether you want an electronic pacemaker. ...Read more

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A person with bradycardia will show heart rates lower than 60bpm during all day and all normal activities or just when resting? Thanks

A person with bradycardia will show heart rates lower than 60bpm during all day and all normal activities or just when resting? Thanks

It depends: Bradycardia by definition is a heart rate of less than 60. Many people with this have a resting rate of 60 which increases with excercise. Some do not. It would depend if the cause is a normal varient, a medication, or a heart problem. Seek physician evaluation. ...Read more

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Can heart damage resulting in bradycardia be repaired permanently?

Can heart damage resulting in bradycardia be repaired permanently?

Pacemakers: Pacemakers are the treatment for non-reversible bradycardia ....There are many instances of bradycardia are reversible (medicines) or temporary. ...Read more

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Why could someone's heart alternate between normal and bradycardia?

Why could someone's heart alternate between normal and bradycardia?

Sick Sinus syndrome: Sick sinus syndrome could explain this. In this situation the heart's natural pacemaker doesn't work properly ...Read more

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Will melatonin slow your heart rate even more if you have bradycardia?

Will melatonin slow your heart rate even more if you have bradycardia?

Melatonin: Unlikely, but please check with your primary doctor regarding bradycardia and melatonin. Should be OK - please let me know. ...Read more

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Is bradycardia( low heart rate) bad, if you never feel faint or any other problem?

Is bradycardia( low heart rate) bad, if you never feel faint or any other problem?

Depends: Some bradycardia can due to medicines called beta blockers, or a natural effect of good conditioning as seen in athletes. However, it can be a sign of serious heart disease impairing the electrical system of the heart. See your health care provider to evaluate the causes. ...Read more

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