What is it called when you have a below average heart rate?



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    Bradycardia, is the term the medical profession uses for a heart rate below 60 beats per minute. Normal is considered 60-100 beats per minute. Many people can have bradycardia and be perfectly normal. Some athletes, for instance, have resting heart rates below 60. there is concern with a resting heart rate below 60, when you have associative symptom such as dizziness or shortness of breath.




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    Brachycardia is a condition in which one’s resting heart rate is below 60 beats per minute. If the heart rate goes below 50 beats per minute, cardiac arrest can occur. Sometimes though this is normal for some people. It is not considered a problem until it becomes symptomatic. 

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