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Slow heartbeat

Slow heartbeat: Introduction

Slow heartbeat: Excessively slow heart beat (slow pulse) called "bradycardia". See detailed information below for a list of 49 causes of Slow heartbeat, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Slow heartbeat:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Slow heartbeat. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Slow heartbeat

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Slow heartbeat: Symptom Checker

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Stories from Users for Slow heartbeat

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Message Boards for Slow heartbeat

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Medications or substances causing Slow heartbeat:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Slow heartbeat as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Slow heartbeat:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Slow heartbeat as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Verapamil and quinidine interaction
  • Calan and quinidine interaction
  • Calan SR and quinidine interaction
  • Covera HS and quinidine interaction
  • Isoptin and quinidine interaction
  • Isoptin SR and quinidine interaction
  • more interactions...»

Slow heartbeat: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Slow heartbeat may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Slow heartbeat

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Slow heartbeat: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Slow heartbeat

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart attack, more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal. It should more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack, whereas there are various less dangerous possibilities. After all, more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children. Some of the symptoms of hypertension that can be overlooked include chest pain, more »

Slow heartbeat: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Slow heartbeat

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Slow heartbeat: Related Rare Diseases

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Slow heartbeat: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Slow heartbeat:

The list of organs typically affected by Slow heartbeat may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Slow heartbeat

The list below shows some of the causes of Slow heartbeat mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Slow heartbeat?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Slow heartbeat. Of the 49 causes of Slow heartbeat that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 47 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Slow heartbeat:

The following list of conditions have 'Slow heartbeat' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Slow heartbeat Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Slow heartbeat based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Slow heartbeat?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Slow heartbeat, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Slow heartbeat:

    Medical Conditions associated with Slow heartbeat:

    Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Heart rhythm symptoms (1589 causes), Arrhythmias (172 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Slow heartbeat:

    Heart rhythm symptoms (1589 causes), Pulse symptoms (1589 causes), Arrhythmias (172 causes), Bradycardia (111 causes), Myxedema, Heart block (67 causes), Arrthymia, Jaundice (789 causes), Athletes, Septicemia, Conduction defects, Old age

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Slow heartbeat

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