How do you say heart arrhythmia?
What is the definition of the word arrhythmia?
An arrhythmia is a problem with the rate or rhythm of your heartbeat. It means that your heart beats too quickly, too slowly, or with an irregular pattern. When the heart beats faster than normal, it is called tachycardia.
What is the root word of arrhythmia?
The term arrhythmia comes from the Greek a-, loss + rhythmos, rhythm = loss of rhythm.
How do you pronounce bradycardia?
What is Brady heart rate?
Bradycardia is a heart rate that’s too slow. What’s considered too slow can depend on your age and physical condition. Elderly people, for example, are more prone to bradycardia. In general, for adults, a resting heart rate of fewer than 60 beats per minute (BPM) qualifies as bradycardia.