I have low blood pressure, low heart rate, tired and lack energy is it normal?
Female, 40 yo, history of low blood pressure. Lately I’ve been having a slow heart rate as well, as low as 38 bpm. I exercise regularly and eat clean 80% of the time. Am prediabetic and control with diet. I’m frequently tired and lack energy. Have no issues falling asleep, in fact I sleep rather soundly the first few hours after falling asleep. This is when the low pulse is recorded. Combined with my low bp, is this normal?
Having low bp and low pulse is expected in people who exercise regularly. This is called sinus bradycardia and is considered normal. During the sleep these levels are expected to fall a little more. But 38 bpm is very low . Even though you dont have significant symptoms u should get a ecg and echocardiogram done and consult a cardiologist to be on safer side.
this is not normal to have 38bpm of course and combined with low blood pressure,as you are prediabetic, then you Must be careful of the complications , that would be a cause of metabolic problems such as hypothyroidism,or other problems in the heart,which can be diagnosed with cardiac echo,and ECG,you need to see a cardiologist and follow some lab investigations to get assured everything will be ok…
Thank you both for your input, I will schedule it today.
you are welcome. valerie and get well soon
Good to see that you are getting the investigation done. Do let me know the reports so that i could guide you further.
Would be eagerly waiting
SUCH LOW HEART RATES ARE NOT EXPECTED AND SHOULD BE CONSIDERED ABNORMAL. YOU SHOULD BE CONSULTING A PHYSICIAN AND GET INVESTIGATED THOROUGHLY TO FIND OUT THE REASON FOR SUCH LOW PULSE RATE.
ANY ASSOCIATED PATHOLOGIES SHOULD BE RULED OUT