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A 36-year-old female asked:

Resting heart rate 90+ for last 2 weeks *tachycardia, on verapamil to slow down pulse *exercise 5x/week *on clobetasol for alopecia *thyroid good ???

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
How do you FEEL?: Individual heart rates vary tremendously and there's almost no science here, though there's a great deal of superstition. How is your blood pressure? I trust you're not taking a medicine as tricky as verapamil to treat a number. Since you're exercising, and I take it have normal exercise tolerance without being interrupted by shortness of breath, I'd urge you to be thankful for good health.

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