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My heart rate is 52 bmp but it should be 70. Any problem form this low heart beat.?
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
Your pulse rate may be normal.
This depends on your current state of health, medications you are on and what physical condtition you are in. If in great shape and exercising, it could be normal. If on certain meds, it would be acceptaable. If you have symptoms of dizziness, fatigue, shortness or breath, chest pain or othe symptoms, see your pcp/cardiologist. Yoiu could have a significant prob.

In brief: Depends
Your pulse rate may be normal.
This depends on your current state of health, medications you are on and what physical condtition you are in. If in great shape and exercising, it could be normal. If on certain meds, it would be acceptaable. If you have symptoms of dizziness, fatigue, shortness or breath, chest pain or othe symptoms, see your pcp/cardiologist. Yoiu could have a significant prob.
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Dr. Ambrish Gupta
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Slow heart rate
None whatsoever. You are probably fairly well conditioned-that is the reason for your slower heart rate.
If you are not in excellent shape-then there maybe some concern. Please check with your pcp.

In brief: Slow heart rate
None whatsoever. You are probably fairly well conditioned-that is the reason for your slower heart rate.
If you are not in excellent shape-then there maybe some concern. Please check with your pcp.
Dr. Ambrish Gupta
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Dr. Jesus Yap
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Not necessarily
The normal heart is usually between 60 and 80 beats per minute.
However slower heart rate is often seen in normal people with no heart disease including young and well conditioned individuals . If you belong to this category you have nothing to worry about.

In brief: Not necessarily
The normal heart is usually between 60 and 80 beats per minute.
However slower heart rate is often seen in normal people with no heart disease including young and well conditioned individuals . If you belong to this category you have nothing to worry about.
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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Heart rate
No problem if you have no symptoms.
Trained athletes may have resting heart rates on the 40's.

In brief: Heart rate
No problem if you have no symptoms.
Trained athletes may have resting heart rates on the 40's.
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Dr. Joseph Carrozza
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Probably not
If you are otherwise healthy, a heart rate in the 50's is probably completely normal.
However, if you have heart disease then the rate must be considered in context of your other cardiac problems.

In brief: Probably not
If you are otherwise healthy, a heart rate in the 50's is probably completely normal.
However, if you have heart disease then the rate must be considered in context of your other cardiac problems.
Dr. Joseph Carrozza
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