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What Are The Risks Of Having A Slow Heart Rate
Depends: If the slow heart rate is sinus bradycardia from, say being well conditioned there is little risk of any serious symptoms. If however, the heart rate is slow from a pathological condition one may experience, dizziness, fainting, fatigue, low blood pressure and other related symptoms. ...Read more
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
Can bradycardia cause memory loss? So for instance if you had a slow heart rate yesterday that you can't remember it well the next day?
Can a slow heart rate cause water retention? Just looking for some answers, as I have suffered for years with this problem, and know I do have a slow heart rate, also pac which they say are benign.
Generally : Generally no, as long as your heart function, specifically both the squeezing (systolic function) and relaxing (diastolic function) are normal. If those have not been evaluated previously then you can discuss getting an echocardiogram (heart ultrasound) with your doctor. There are many things that can cause leg swelling, not just heart issues, including medication side effects and vascular issues in the legs. ...Read more
Bradycardia? My 10yr old has a slow heart rate. All ER tests including echo are ok, waiting on holter results. He has no symptoms, what could it be
I had an EKG and the cardiologist said i had a slow heart rate. Is this a concern? I have been taking Xanax (alprazolam) 0.25 mg for years. Can Xanax (alprazolam) do this?
My cardiologist is sending me for a echo, having symptoms of pulmonary hypertension, if diagnosed would a slow heart rate and having pacs be connected?
No: Pulmonary hypertension is elevation of the pressures in the lung circulation. There are both primary (intrinsic lung disease) and secondary causes (valve disease, systemic hypertension). An echo is a good place to start as it will help diagnoses the cause and severity of your issue. A slow heart rate is not typically associated with this. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm hypothyroid with a TSH of 0.01 and T4 in mid range , I have a slow heart rate , i suffer constipation , I do have anxiety am i over medicated?
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
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