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A 32-year-old member asked:

Low blood pressure and low heart rate in athletes. is it more in women or in men, or equally?

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Dr. Michael Zevitz
Cardiology 38 years experience
Equal: Both men and women adapt to athletic exercise in much the same way. Both often develop a lower heart rate and lower blood pressure at rest.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

I suffer from a low heart rate and low blood pressure. What can be done?

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Dr. Rodney Del Valle
A Verified Doctoranswered
37 years experience
If no symptoms : Associated with the low hr and bp, that's normal. My hr is 50 and BP is 94/50 and i don't have any problems other than vertigo while in a fishing trip. But i take Antivert (meclizine) and keep going fishing. How low?
Boca Raton, FL
A 44-year-old female asked:

Does having low blood pressure equal low heart rate?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
No: A person can have low blood pressure with a low heart rate, a normal heart rate, or a high heart rate. Likewise, a person can have a low heart rate, and have low blood pressure, normal blood pressure, or high blood pressure.

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