A 45-year-old male asked:
My resting heart rate is consistantly below 60 bpm. sometimes as low as 45. could it be my thyroid?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Richard Zimon answered
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
A slow heart rate: is associated with low thyroid function ("hypOthyroidism) However if there are no symptoms from the low heart rate my guess is that it is NORMAL for YOU! (especially if you are a well "conditioned" male who exercises regularly! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z
Answered on Jan 3, 2018
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