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I have a low heart rate but i'm overweight? A low heart rate is better than a high heart rate right?

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Dr. Michael Zevitz
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Not necessarily

It depends on how low the heart rate is and whether the heart rhythm is normal or abnormal.
A high resting heart rate is more indicative of heart disease or other types of medical problems than a low resting heart rate so long as the low heart rate is not too low.

In brief: Not necessarily

It depends on how low the heart rate is and whether the heart rhythm is normal or abnormal.
A high resting heart rate is more indicative of heart disease or other types of medical problems than a low resting heart rate so long as the low heart rate is not too low.
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