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What causes the heart rate to be slow?

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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many

Many causes -- it could be normal too as long as you feel fine.

In brief: Many

Many causes -- it could be normal too as long as you feel fine.
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
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Dr. Rodney Samaan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Meds and age

As one gets older, there is a degeneration of the electricity around the heart, this can slow down heart rates, beta blockers like Lopressor or toprol (metoprolol) or Coreg can slow down the heart rate, so can calcium channel blockers.
Many heart medications can also slow down the heart rate such as antirhythmics.

In brief: Meds and age

As one gets older, there is a degeneration of the electricity around the heart, this can slow down heart rates, beta blockers like Lopressor or toprol (metoprolol) or Coreg can slow down the heart rate, so can calcium channel blockers.
Many heart medications can also slow down the heart rate such as antirhythmics.
Dr. Rodney Samaan
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