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Bradycardia Prevention

Prevention

To help prevent bradycardia:

  • Treat underlying conditions that might lead to bradycardia.
  • Carefully follow your doctor’s directions when using medications (especially those that can potentially cause bradycardia).
  • Check with your physician or pharmacist before using any over-the-counter medication or natural supplement to assure that it will not interact with your other medications
  • Follow general advice for preventing the development of heart disease, including:
    • Maintain an appropriate weight.
    • Consult your doctor about a safe exercise program.
    • Stop smoking.
    • Eat a healthful diet, one that is low in saturated fat and rich in whole grains, fruits, and vegetables.
    • Treat your high blood pressure and/or diabetes .
    • Treat your high cholesterol or triglycerides.

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Copyright © 2019 EBSCO Publishing All rights reserved.

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