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Bradycardia is a condition when the heart beats lesser than 60 times a minute.


  • Aging
  • Certain heart ailments like coronary artery disease
  • Certain diseases such as hypothyroidism
  • Certain medications for heart and blood pressure problems
  • Congenital heart defects
  • Drug abuse


  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Chest pain or palpitations
  • Shortness of breath
  • Low blood pressure

Usually no treatment is required for asymptomatic bradycardia. In other cases it includes:

  • Treatment of the underlying cause of bradycardia
  • Change in medications causing bradycardia
  • Implanting pacemaker