Sinus bradycardia is a heart rhythm that originates from the sinus node and has a rate of under 60 beats per minute.Source: Wikipedia
Within all the people who go to their doctor with sinus bradycardia, 57% report having sharp chest pain, 52% report having dizziness, and 51% report having shortness of breath. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of sinus bradycardia are palpitations, increased heart rate, decreased heart rate, and irregular heartbeat, although you may still have sinus bradycardia without those symptoms.
Patients with sinus bradycardia often receive electrocardiogram, hematologic tests, complete blood count, radiographic imaging procedure, glucose measurement, plain x-ray, kidney function tests and electrolytes panel .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with sinus bradycardia include adenosine, atropine (uaa), propafenone, nebivolol (bystolic), sotalol, isoproterenol, flecainide, glucagon, midodrine, dopamine, ibutilide, methylcellulose (citrucel) and desipramine .
Groups of people at highest risk for sinus bradycardia include age 75+ years age 60-74 years.