What is sinus bradycardia and ventricular hypertrophy?

Ecg. I presume you are quoting an ecg report. Sinus bradycardia is a normal type heart rate of less than 60 beats per minute. Ventricular hypertrophy is increased voltage coming from left or right ventricle, perhaps due to increased size of the ventricle.

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They did an ECG and on the report it says "left atrial abnormality", "Sinus Rhythm", "Probable right ventricular hypertrophy" Am I safe? Should I worr

See below. This are changes observed in particular leads and not absolute but suggestive (depending on the criteria). Left Atrial abnormality maybe is suggesting hypertension or another etiology that increased pressure. this could be backing up to the RV and cause hypertrophy. If that is the case you would Short of breath or have some difficulty breathing. More info needed to answer properly. Read more...

Had ekg today, it said sinus tachycardia, left ventricular hypertrophy, doctor said it's just extra heart electricity causing skip beats. Prescribed beta blocker? I go to gym, got healthy BMI RHR 47

Tachycardia . 19 year old active man with sinus tachycardia. Ask why?? Do you have anemia on blood test? Check thyroid function test by blood test. Etc. The EKG with LVH at this age is unusual. But again EKG is not a very good test for LVH and depends on your body habitus may over read LVH. Echo is more accurate test to diagnose LVH. Read more...

I just had a ecg today and it said on the sheet Sinus rhythm, left ventricular hypertrophy, ant/septal and lateral ST-T changes may be due to hypertrophy and/or ischemia, abnormal ecg. My doctor told me my heart was ok! I had a quad by pass 1 year ago als

ABN ECG after Bypass. Doctor prob means there's no ECG changes from a year ago. ECG was prob abn before Bypass, & worse after. Important questions are answered on Stress test & Echo, & not unreasonable to have a year after Bypass. Important questions are whether you experience unexplained breath shortness or chest/arm discomfort w exertion. Once an ECG is abnormal one can only compare with previous ones(weak test) Read more...

Is sinus bradycardia always a sign of an underlying health issue?

Absolutely not! Virtually all seasoned athletes have sinus bradycardia. Many normal, healthy non-athletes do as well. Virtually everybody has SB at sometime during sleep. Read more...
Usually not. As long as sinus bradycardia doesn't cause symptoms like dizziness, then it's not a problem. Well-trained athletes can have impressive sinus bradycardia because their hearts in such good shape, they don't need to beat as fast as the rest of ours. Rarely sinus bradycardia can be caused by critical illness, but in those cases the severity of illness is obvious. Read more...

Is there a difference between bradycardia and sinus bradycardia?

Mechanisms vary. Bradycardia simply means slow heart beat. Sinus bradycardia refers to a specific cause for the slow heart beat which is sluggishness of the natural pacemaker cells of the heart (referred to as sinus node). This could be normal in physically fit people or abnormal especially if associated with symptoms of fatigue, shortness of breath or passing out spells. Read more...