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63 yr old male cad and heart disease. can't get heart rate out of 80's on treadmill or recumbent bike after 30-40. minutes. is this normal?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
probably due to meds: It is likely related to medications, especially beta blockers.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Beta blocker: such as metorpolol can keep heart rate down. So check with your doctor.

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