What is a dangerously low heart rate for 80 year old women?

Normal HR is . 60-100. Anything lower than 60 specially if associated with dizziness/unsteadiness, shortness of breath, chest pain or other symptoms will need fast evaluation.

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What could be causing low heart rate and high blood pressure at the same time? None of my physicians can answer...30 yr old african american female

Dysautonomia. Heart rate and blood pressure are controlled from the lower brain via the autonomic (automatic) nervous system. You may find that the blood pressures in two arms are different when measured by 2 people at the same time. Commonest cause is sugar in all its forms inducing a secondary deficiency of vitamin b complex--particularly true if the systolic is high while the diastolic is relatively low. Read more...

My two year old son developed irregular and slow heart rate with in one hour of taking prednisolone is there any relation to this?

Possibly . Corticosteroids, including prednisolone, can have the side effect of bradycardia, or a slow heart beat. There are numerous other things that can cause bradycardia, and without knowing all of the details surrounding your son's care, it is difficult to place the cause of his slow heart beat on prednisolone. Read more...

My dr said I have a low heart rate how dangerous is this. I have constant chest pains?

It depends. How low the rate is, and if you have symptoms such dizziness, fainting. Also i hope you had an ekg a stress tests and possible a 24 hour monitoring your heart rate. I cardiloogist has to examine you! Read more...

Is it dangerous to have a low heart rate for a term fetus in labor?

It can be. Depends on how low & for how long & whether the heart rate dip is repetitive. Normal fetal heart rate at term in labor is about 110-160 bpm. An obstetrician will act accordingly depending on the above criteria. Read more...
Depends. The fetal heart rate is expected to vary before and during labor. When contractions are strong, the stress on baby can alter the rate. A transient slowing during contractions with recovery between is expected. If it goes down low & altering mom's position some doesn't help it return, it can be a sign of fetal distress & lead to an urgent C-section. Read more...

Is a low heart rate while exercising useless in terms of benefit?

Depends. If unable to augment the hr appropriately, this would be not beneficial. However if the hr stays low because the person is highly conditioned, then the slow hr suggest a good condition. Read more...