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I want to know what the normal heart rate ?

I'm filling in a questionaire and i need to know what my maximum heart rate is and my resting heart rate but i don't even know what the normal heart is! i need to find out the normal heart rate to work out my maximum heart rate and resting heart rate.
Sat, 12 Dec 2009
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Dear Chris, In answer to your medical question, the normal heart rate is 72 beats per minute. I therefore trust that this answers your medical question.
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