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A 30-year-old male asked:

Heart rate is 91 at rest. a month ago i got an ecg an x-ray and bloodwork they said my heart was fine. i'm a little pissed off. could this be normal?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
91 is normal: 91 is a normal rate. Anger is one of many things that will increase your heart rate. Check your heart rate when you've been sitting quietly, comfortably, calmly for 10 minutes. Under those conditions, it would be more likely to slow down. A healthy heart is able to respond to your needs with incr rate.

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Last updated Jul 2, 2014

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