A 36-year-old female asked:
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My heart feels like it is beating harder. Couldnt go back to sleep cause i was very aware of my heart beat.My pulse is 54bpm. Is this normal? Anxiety?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Pulse: 54bpm is fine, anxiety possible.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
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