What causes low heart rate?

Posted on Wed, 10 Jun 2015 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: I have normal blood pressure, but a heart rate of 49
Answered by Dr. Ilir Sharka 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Everything seems to be normal.

Detailed Answer:
Thank you for your question on HCM!

I understand your concern.

I think that there is nothing to worry about.

In my opinion as long as you have a normal resting ECG and a normal blood pressure everything seems to be normal. A low heart rate, with a normal resting ECG, excluding cardiac arrhythmia doesn't indicate any cardiac disorders, it may be just a normal finding.

If you have any other symptoms like palpitations, fatigue or feeling like fainting I would recommend to do a 24h ECG monitoring, to examine better the heart rate and exclude possible arrhythmia.

Hope to have been helpful!

Feel free to ask any questions whenever you need!

Dr. Iliri
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