Physiologic Pacing: A Safer Way to Speed Up a Slow Heart

Tapping into the heart’s own electrical system achieves a desirable heart rate without causing heart failure.


Undoubtedly you know more than one person who has needed a pacemaker to speed up their slow heart rate, a condition called bradycardia. Although a slow heart rate is sometimes normal and beneficial, when it causes a person to feel dizzy, weak, confused or to pass out, a pacemaker can be used to speed up the heart rate and relieve these symptoms.

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