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Bradycardia

My resting heart rate is usually 55-65. It says on the internet that this could be a sign of Bradycardia. I am not overly concerned about this, I just wondered if a low resting heart rate could indicate fitness as well as a heart problem? I excercise for about 1-2 hours every day, and complete a 14 mile run once a week currently. (with shorter runs and bike rides in between) My BMI is 24.5 and falling.
Thu, 17 Dec 2009
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your resting heart rate it totally normal. you are not classed as bradycardic untill you heart rate falls under 48bpm. fitness is the prime factor in having a lower heart rate. NOTHING to worry about i promise you
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