Find Out When to Worry About Low Heart Rate

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Adults' hearts typically beat between 60 and 100 times per minute while they are at rest. Your heart beats less frequently than 60 times each minute if you have bradycardia.  (Source: healthline)

Bradycardia can be a major issue if the heart doesn't pump sufficient oxygen-rich blood to the body and the pulse rate is exceedingly sluggish.

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Bradycardia, a slower heartbeat than usual, can limit the amount of oxygen reaching the brain and other organs.

However, if you additionally experience one of the following signs, it may indicate that something else is wrong: Chest pain, confusion or memory issues, lightheadedness or dizziness, being easily worn out during exercising, Fatigue, Shortness of breath with fainting or near-fainting

A problem with the sinus node, the heart's natural pacemaker, is the most frequent reason for a low heart rate.

Sinus Node

The timing of when to circulate blood through the body is communicated to the top and bottom heart chambers via electrical signals sent from this region.

Atrioventricular blocks, aging, and other disorders such as heart muscle inflammation, hypothyroidism, electrolyte imbalance, obstructive sleep and heart attacks brought on by coronary artery disease are some more reasons for heart muscle inflammation.