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What is the best way to lower your pulse rate ?

My pulse is at 110 at rest. I am not overweight, 6 1 at 187 at 41 yrs old . I have no pain. Heart disease runs in my family. Just very concerned. FYI: I was sexual active today with no problems. Also, I m not breathing heavy either.
Asked On : Sat, 12 Dec 2009
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Cut out nicotine and caffeine (both can increase heart rate). Increase your exercise tolerance and drink plenty of fluids (are you dehydrated). Your Body Mass Index is about 25 which puts you in the 70% for your age. If you can lower your wt to 170 lbs then your body mass index would be less than 50% for your age and your risk of a heart attack would decrease. Furthermore- you may just want to relax since stress will increase your heart rate (especially if you stress over how fast your heart is beating). Finally since the averate heart rate for your age is about 80-90, you may want to see a Dr. to get an EKG and make sure you don't have an arrythmia. Good luck
Answered: Sat, 12 Dec 2009
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