3 doctors weighed in:
Is resting heart rate of 70 after being diagnosed with afib normal?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. Joshua Buckler
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
But be sure and know how well controlled your afib is overall.
I have many patients who come to my office who have heart rates in the 70's or 80's at rest and seem fine but with the most minor of activity have heart rates that are wildly out of control. As your doctor about wearing a heart monitor home to see how well controlled you are in your daily life.

In brief: Yes
But be sure and know how well controlled your afib is overall.
I have many patients who come to my office who have heart rates in the 70's or 80's at rest and seem fine but with the most minor of activity have heart rates that are wildly out of control. As your doctor about wearing a heart monitor home to see how well controlled you are in your daily life.
Dr. Joshua Buckler
Dr. Joshua Buckler
Thank
Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
In brief: Yes
Heart rate around 70 is good, even if you were diagnosed with a fib.

In brief: Yes
Heart rate around 70 is good, even if you were diagnosed with a fib.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Marsha Davis
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
24 years in practice
67M people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors