A 30-year-old female asked:
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does it work if i monitor my heart rate everyday, i can prevent some illness in the future?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: You're wasting your time. Live your life one day at a time and regard each day as a precious gift. Forget about monitoring your heart rate. We call that "hypervigilance". Using the same logic, you should never, never ride in a car because some people are at risk of dying in an accident. Instead, concentrate on identifying some aspect of your life that you enjoy each day.
Answered on Jun 12, 2014

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