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21 yo male. took beta block for panic attacks a few years ago. been off beta for over a year, and my heart rate in bed near sleep gets as low as 48. accelerates as expected with stress and exercise and is usually around 60 when sitting. 40s at night?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Low heart rate: As long as you are not experiencing any symptoms like passing out, feeling light-headed, etc. then there is no treatment for a low heart rate. But, if you do have symptoms when your heart rate is low, then see your doctor. Good luck

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Last updated Oct 22, 2019

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