Bradycardia

Bradycardia is the name for an abnormally slow heartbeat. The opposite, a rapid heartbeat is called “tachycardia”. A slow heartbeat can be healthy in an extremely fit athlete, but in the average person, slow heartbeat can be the sign of ...

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  • Tachycardia: Tachycardia is the name for an abnormally fast heartbeat. The opposite, a slow heartbeat is called “bradycardia”. Tachycardia can also ...

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  • Rapid pulse: A rapid pulse or “tachycardia” is an abnormality of heartbeat. An increase in the pulse is normal under various circumstances ...

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  • Slow heartbeat: Slow heartbeat, also called bradycardia, occurs when the heart beats abnormally slowly. Adults usually have a lower pulse rate than ...

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