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When Is Bradycardia Considered Dangerous
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
Is bradycardia dangerous even it's not an AV block? Or life threatening? And can this suddenly progress to getting worse? (sick sinus syndrome?)
Can having autonomic dysfunction and taking 20 mg Paxil be dangerous? Have problems with bradycardia and tachycardia. Got effect of Paxil after 5 min!
Yes trouble: The effects on blood pressure have been reported to be inconsistent. Cardiovascular side effects have frequently included palpitation (2% to 3%), vasodilation (2% to 4%), hypertension (2%), and tachycardia (including torsade de pointes). Bradycardia, hematoma, hypotension, postural hypotension, syncope, angioedema, angina pectoris, nodal arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, bundle branch block, . ...Read more
When is bradycardia considered a emergency? my pulse is 44 bpm and i feel pretty cold and dull in my head. and cold hands I have dilated cardiomyopath
A pacemaker: If people have symptomatic bradycardia ie dizzy light headedness etc. The may need a pacemaker. If pts heart rates are low around 30 beats per minute or have 3sec pauses or longer and aren't on any thing like beta blockers etc a pacemaker will help keep the heart rate at a programmed rate to prevent symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Medication: A slow heart rate can be normal in fit individuals at rest. Many medications, notably beta blockers, slow the heart rate. A slow heart rate can also be due to disease of the av node, which conducts impulses from the atria to the ventricles. This can be due to scarring from heart attack or aging, and is seen in some infections such as lyme disease and chagas disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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