A 19-year-old male asked:
My heart rate is as low as 42 near sleep. usually in 50s or high 40s at rest. not athlete. increases with exercise . should i be worried?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Podiatry 35 years experience
Athletic heart: Since you are concerned about this condition, I would consult your family doctor to make sure everything is OK with your heart. There are some painless tests that he/she can run to determine if there are any problems.
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Last updated Sep 14, 2018
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