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A 31-year-old female asked:

Been eating healthy and smaller meals. lost a little weight. exercise now daily. still considered obese. why has resting heart rate been in the 50's?

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Dr. Louis Esquivel
Holistic Medicine 36 years experience
Needs evaluation: Could be normal for you but also could be a symptom of a heart problem or metabolic disorder like hypothyroid. Your doctor should perform an EKG and draw a metabolic blood panel with thyroid levels additionally. All this assumes you are also not on meds like beta blockers which will slow heart/pulse rate.

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