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Had resting heart rate of 49 today while meditating. Is that abnormally low?

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Dr. Howard Min
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
7 doctors agree

In brief: Not really

Although a heart rate of 49 is technically bradycardic (low heart rate), it is not unusual for people who are healthy to achieve low heart rates like this while at rest.
If you feel well while at this heart rate, there is little to be concerned about.

In brief: Not really

Although a heart rate of 49 is technically bradycardic (low heart rate), it is not unusual for people who are healthy to achieve low heart rates like this while at rest.
If you feel well while at this heart rate, there is little to be concerned about.
Dr. Howard Min
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Dr. James Chapman
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
7 doctors agree

In brief: Probably not

Meditation relaxes you, and relaxation slows your heart rate.
If you had no symptoms at that heart rate, it is not too slow for you.

In brief: Probably not

Meditation relaxes you, and relaxation slows your heart rate.
If you had no symptoms at that heart rate, it is not too slow for you.
Dr. James Chapman
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Dr. Behzad Pavri
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Not abnormal at all

Resting (meditating) hr in the 40's is completely normal.

In brief: Not abnormal at all

Resting (meditating) hr in the 40's is completely normal.
Dr. Behzad Pavri
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