Bradycardia is a slower than regular heart rate. The hearts of adults generally within the range of 60 and 100 times every minute. If you have bradycardia, your heart beats under 60 times every minute. Bradycardia is also known as slow heart rate, decreased heart rate, or slow pulse.
Bradycardia can be a severe issue if the heart doesn’t pump enough oxygen-rich blood to the body. For some individuals, bradycardia doesn’t cause symptoms or complications.
Your heart rate is the number of heart beats every minute. Your heart is a strong organ in the chest, behind and to the left side of the breastbone that keeps up blood circulation. Heart rate is a measure of cardiovascular activity.
A heart rate is considered slow when it is slower than 50 beats minute for an adult or resting child.