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My heart rate is consistently 95bpm while sleeping. it varies from 40-130 bpm during the day. is this heart rate during rest something to worry about?

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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 23 years experience
Irregular? Resting?: The resting heart rate can vary from 60 to 100 bpm but understand that it requires 5 minutes of rest, no activity (ideally) lying in bed or sitting in a couch, with all noises (TV, radio) & lights off & no distractions. That is hard to recreate. A resting HR of 95 bpm is on the high side but is in the normal limit. A resting HR of 130 may mean deconditioning or a measurement error as above. TTYD.
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