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A 47-year-old member asked:

How harmful for your health is a resting pulse of 90 beats per minute?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 35 years experience
Depends: If the pt has palpitations or feels poorly then a holter and blood work are in order. Maybe even an echo. But if pts fine then probably its fine. Limit caffine and other stimulants. Pts who are poorly conditoned tend to run on the higher end of normal as well.
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