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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Heredity: Some are just born that way. Some take medications which reduce the pulse and others exercise a lot which also tends to reduce the resting heart rate. ... Read More
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
19 years experience Vascular Surgery
Fitness: People who exercise on a regular basis will tend to have a lower resting heartrate than others -- as long as it is not symptomatic (causing you to get ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jorge Cheirif
40 years experience Cardiology
Athletic people do : Not unusual for young athletic people to have that.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Bradycardia. : People who are generally athletic can have a heart rate in this range, so in and of it’s self it’s not an abnormality. If you notice that the heartbe ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
29 years experience Cardiology
Low heart rate: Lower resting heart rates can be seen in individuals who are very active and are fit in a cardiovascular sense. As long as the ekg shows sinus rhyt ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jorge Cheirif
40 years experience Cardiology
Not really: Many reasons for low BMR and low pulse, no direct correlation.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Ask your DR if he'd: Consider stopping the Inderal (propranolol) or just taking it as needed for palpitation. Were u tested for thyroid condition? Have u had an echo and h ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
29 years experience Cardiology
Low pulse: Depends on your age and the situation, in young active people it is not uncommon. However, if the low rate is accompanied with dizziness, lightheade ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
36 years experience Psychiatry
Anything can hapoen: With any one patient and any medication. Let your doc know what is happening to you.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
46 years experience Cardiology
It is easier on it: Although it is easier on the heart than going fast, life expectancy is too complicated to be affected by just the pulse rate.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Well known: It's a paradox and clinical sign that helps make the diagnosis of typhoid fever. The mechanism isn't clear.

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