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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

Bradycardia. His bradycardia may be due to a first degree heart block.Observation is in order as long as he is asymptomatic. Read more...
Hard to say. You have not provided relevant information on which to ponder. Such things as the actual range of his rates, time of onset if known, illness history all are relevant. Without knowing his resting and active rates, the label bradycardia may not be appropriate. Read more...

Bradycardia? My 10yr old son's heart rate is too slow. Blood work, and echo ok, he has a holter on now, he has no symptoms. What could be wrong?

Maybe nothing. The holter will show if his heart rates drops too low, or if it does not increase with activity. Some children have low resting heart rates and nothing at all is wrong. If the holter is abnormal your doctor should discuss it with you. Read more...

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

Low Heart Rate. People who are atheletic tend to have lower heart rate at baseline. If you do not have any symptoms such as dizziness or feeling light headed or you do not experience palpitation then it should be ok. Some individuals who are very atheletic can have a heart rate as low as 40s when calm or sleeping and they are usually asymptomatic. However, if you experience any symptoms then you need to see a dr. Read more...
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...

How do I regulate my heart rate after having bradycardia due to child birth?

Heart self regulates. There is not really any way to regulate your own heart, unfortunately. I would follow your OB's advice. If a specialist followup is necessary then see a cardiologist. Read more...