A female asked:
i am a 14 year old girl that does a lot of long distance running. is a resting heart rate of 42-48 bpm too slow?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Carol Jacobs answered
Specializes in Pediatrics
Probably not: It sounds as if you are very athletic! Teens with a good exercise tolerance often have low resting heart rates. As long as you are not dizzy, excessively tired, or feeling a lot of heart skipping it's probably normal for you. Stay running!
Answered on Jul 9, 2016
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu answered
30 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Bradycardia : It is slow but seen commonly in people who are involved in sports , as long as it dies not lead to any symptoms, it does not require intervention if it is only sinus bradycardia ...
Answered on Oct 15, 2016
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