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A 25-year-old female asked:

My heart rate is always 56-57 bpm while resting in bed. i am not fit and i am actually 192lbs so very over weight. causes? worry?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 46 years experience
Normal: That's a perfectly normal HR for someone at rest, fit or not. Your degree of physical fitness becomes an issue when you attempt to exert yourself.
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