Symptom: Slow heartbeat
Slow heartbeat: Excessively slow heart beat (slow pulse) called "bradycardia"
Detailed cause information for symptom: Slow heartbeat:
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Slow heartbeat type of: Heart symptoms (130), Heart rhythm symptoms (100)
Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions
Possible causes of symptom: Slow heartbeat: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Slow heartbeat as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
- Superb physical fitness
- Athlete - a slow heart rate can be normal in very physically fit athletes.
- Heart conditions
- Hashimoto's Thyroiditis - a common form of hypothyroidism
- Heat exhaustion
- Anorexia nervosa
- Vasovagal attack
- Cushing's reflex
- Increased intracranial pressure
- Obstructive jaundice
- Congenital slow pulse
- Certain medications
- See also causes of palpitations
- See also causes of bradycardia
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. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
- Drugs causing bradycardia
- See also drugs causing palpitations
Conditions listing 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.
Conditions listing complications: Slow heartbeat: The following list of conditions have 'Slow heartbeat' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. 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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