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I had an echo stress test done, but my heart took over a hour to go back to rest rate?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
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In brief: Out of shape

Normal is defined as a 10% drop in heart rate during the first recovery minute (called the heart rate recovery time).
So, if your hr was 150, is should be 135 by r1 (recovery minute +1). If it did this, that part of your test is okay but you may not be in a state of good physical fitness, the usual cause of slow overall recovery.

In brief: Out of shape

Normal is defined as a 10% drop in heart rate during the first recovery minute (called the heart rate recovery time).
So, if your hr was 150, is should be 135 by r1 (recovery minute +1). If it did this, that part of your test is okay but you may not be in a state of good physical fitness, the usual cause of slow overall recovery.
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