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What is bradycardia?

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This is when you have a resting heart beat that's less than 60 beats per minute. You can have different types of bradycardia: sinus bradycardia, sick sinus syndrome, and heart block.

Your treatment, if any, will depend on the type you have, and how mild or severe your case is.

From: What Are the Types of Bradycardia? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Mount Sinai Hospital: “Bradycardia.”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Bradycardia.”

University Hospital Southampton, UK, “Bradyarrhythmias (slow heart rhythms).”

Saint Luke’s Health System: “Sinus Bradycardia.”

American Heart Association, “What Is Pericarditis?”

NIH, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, “What Is Sleep Apnea?” “What is Heart Block?” “Types of Heart Block,” “What Causes Heart Block?” “How is Heart Block Treated?”

U.S. National Library of Medicine, “How does the thyroid work?”

Mayo Clinic: “Bradycardia: Treatments and Drugs,” “Sick sinus syndrome: Causes,” “Bradycardia: Causes.”

American Academy of Family Physicians: “Diagnosis and Treatment of Sick Sinus Syndrome.”

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 02, 2018

SOURCES:

Mount Sinai Hospital: “Bradycardia.”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Bradycardia.”

University Hospital Southampton, UK, “Bradyarrhythmias (slow heart rhythms).”

Saint Luke’s Health System: “Sinus Bradycardia.”

American Heart Association, “What Is Pericarditis?”

NIH, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, “What Is Sleep Apnea?” “What is Heart Block?” “Types of Heart Block,” “What Causes Heart Block?” “How is Heart Block Treated?”

U.S. National Library of Medicine, “How does the thyroid work?”

Mayo Clinic: “Bradycardia: Treatments and Drugs,” “Sick sinus syndrome: Causes,” “Bradycardia: Causes.”

American Academy of Family Physicians: “Diagnosis and Treatment of Sick Sinus Syndrome.”

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 02, 2018

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