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How do doctors determine your heart rate? What does it indicate about your health?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Heart rate

We feel the pulse and count how many pulses a minute.
That is equivalent to the heart rate. Too fast something's wrong, too slow something might be wrong.

In brief: Heart rate

We feel the pulse and count how many pulses a minute.
That is equivalent to the heart rate. Too fast something's wrong, too slow something might be wrong.
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