A 46-year-old member asked:
can you tell me which controls how fast or slow the heart beats?
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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.
Last updated Jun 23, 2014
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