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    What does resting heart beat of 52 indicate?

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Posted on Mon, 17 Jul 2017 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: Hi,
While resting heart beat of 52-58 , is it normal, I don't have any medical condition.
But when exercised it goes up, my concern it 52-58 while resting is it normal?

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Answered by Dr. Michelle Gibson James 47 minutes later
Brief Answer:
can be normal for some persons

Detailed Answer:
HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

The normal heart rate is 60 to 100 for most persons.

In persons who are physically active, the heart rate can go below 60. If you exercise often, this is the likely reason for the decrease in your heart rate.

If there is no dizziness or shortness of breath or clamminess then you can monitor the pressure.
If you are having symptoms, then you need to be assessed.

You would need a BP check and ECG if you are checked

I hope this helps, feel free to ask any other questions

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Michelle Gibson James 9 minutes later
Thanks for the your answer,

I don't have any BP issues its always normal whenever I checked, I did ECG about one & half year ago and it was normal.

I don't feel dizzy or short shortness of breath.

Thanks
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Answered by Dr. Michelle Gibson James 59 minutes later
Brief Answer:
no problem

Detailed Answer:
HI

No problem, if there are any other queries, you can let me know
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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