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Will quiting smoking lower my heart rate?

It is likely. Smoking dramatically increases heart attack risk due in large part to damage to coronary (heart) blood vessels. One sign of decreasing heart health may be an increase in resting and exercising heart rate. Although heart rate may be elevated for any number of reasons, smoking cessation is bound to lower it. Importantly, heart attack risk returns to normal about 3 years after quitting! Read more...

IS heart rate of 86 beats a minute high for a 44 smoking female?

Normal range 60-100. The heart rate is normal, smoking is not healthy, you have not expressed your actual concern. Are you having other symptoms? Is the heart rate regular? If you have further questions please send another question with more detail. Read more...