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Low heart rate, fatigue. Dizziness, sweating and pain in the chest. History of stent insertion. Anything related to it?

my heart rate is 55 to 61 -- when i am fatigued is is around 55 my fatigue can even be after 10 hours sleep, i have days where i am unable to do normal things and i have to rest continually. Presently i have been collapsing dizziness and sweating and pain in my chest i had a stent done in 2009 and recently a angiogram which came back ok. Why am i collapsing this is not normal
Asked On : Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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Dear friend, welcome and thanks for entrusting your query here at HCM!
I am Dr. Prasad Akole (Critical Care Expert- and am glad to address to your query here.

Your symptoms suggest cardiac ischaemia (reduced blood supply) and a symptomatic bradycardia.
There could be a new blood supply problem underlying and you may be having low BP/ heart pumping.

I would advise immediate medical attention, an EKG and a 2D echo along with a cardiologist’s opinion to look for the cause.

A visit to the ER is better is doctor’s appointment is not quickly poissible.
Take an aspirin if you are not on it and have no bleeding history. Avoid any nitrate, sorbitrate, nitro patch/ tablet.
Lie flat on feeling dizzy, keep company. Stop any beta blockers.

Please keep me posted on your progress.

I hope you are fully satisfied with the guidance I gave.
Hope I have answered all your questions. I would be glad to answer any further queries. Please ask for any clarifications before closing and rating this answer.

Thank you and Good luck!
Answered: Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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