A 40-year-old male asked:
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my husband is 11days post mi w two stents. we are back at th er; he is being admit. monitor is reading heart rate at 67-69. is this ok? no meds yet

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Dr. Carlos Orrego
27 years experience Cardiology
Regular: It is probably normal If the heart rate is regular.
Answered on Apr 1, 2015
Dr. Rachel Johns
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes, we want the heart rate to be on the low side for patients with heart disease. As long as doesn't get dizzy, an acceptable heart rate is as as low as 55.
Answered on Apr 1, 2015

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