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If I hold my breath my heart slows down? Shouldnt it speed up?

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Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: Heart

With vagal stimulation Induced with deep breath your heart will slow down .
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In brief: Heart

With vagal stimulation Induced with deep breath your heart will slow down .
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Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
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