A 28-year-old male asked:
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prolonged bed rest cause bradycardia? i have depression and become inactive resting heart rate goes down 42 nrml cardio wrk up and no symptoms.

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Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Prolonged bed rest: gives you lots of time to think and perhaps over-think you situation. Please do what your doc asks and consider using a book based on cognitive therapy called "Feeling Good" by David Burns. It can help w.this and beyond. Peace and good health.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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