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A 32-year-old male asked:

65 year old male.pulse rate always 55 to 58 even at rest.otherwise healthy person.walks 3 to 4 miles a day.is it normal?possible reasons?

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Dr. Kenneth Gibbs
Specializes in Cardiology
Normal: Man is under Vagal tone. When your active you withdraw Vagal tone allowing the heart rate to increase. Generally speaking ,increased Vagal tone is more protective of the heart

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Last updated Jul 27, 2016

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