A 27-year-old male asked:
What is a normal sleeping heart rate? also is a bpm of 50-100 normal? i see everywhere that 60-100 is normal but mine is starting to go down to the high 50s
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Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Heart rate: A sleeping heart rate can be normally low as 40. Normal resting heart rate in adults is still considered to be 60-100, but in my experience the average is about 60-72 and not in the 90's. Young,healthy and athletic people often have resting heart rates in the 50's and even in the 40's.
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