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can you tell me which controls how fast or slow the heart beats?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Reflexes: There are chemoreceptors and baroreceptors in the neck which control heart rate. Heart rate control is mediated by the vagus nerve and by circulating catecholamines secreted by the adrenal gland.

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