College Point, NY
A 59-year-old female asked:
This morning, when i woke up, before i got out of bed i took heart rate, it was 49, is that bad? later in day it was high 60's & low 70's..should i be worried about this..i am 59 and dont really do exercise..first time for this & feel fine otherwise?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 34 years experience
A low resting heart rate can be seen with an "athletic or fit" heart but could also be the result of beta blockers. If you are taking a beta blocker for high blood pressure, then that is the cause. If asymptomatic, it is not a significant concern, but you should discuss with your family doc to be certain.
Answered Jun 23, 2021
Cardiology 22 years experience
Reviewed Jun 30, 2021
Last updated Jun 30, 2021
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