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Is 42 heart beats per minute normal for someone who use to sit in front of computer for long?

Is 42 heart beats per minute normal for me?see details plz? im not an athlete, i am 25 years old, sometimes i ride a bicicle but not that much, i usually sit all day long in front of a computer.. however im fisically fit, i don t feel sick for years now, but sometimes i can imagine and can feel inside my imagination like my heart is just exploding like the sound of fireworks, i don t know is this is somekind of a fear that i have of getting a heart attack? sometimes i think of it...... however i have measured my heart beats now, 2 times, and both gave 42 beats per minute what do you think
Mon, 14 Dec 2009
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42 bpm is not profusing your brain or major organs. Yes, it is normal for athletes to have lower pulse rates. Regardless of who you are 42 is too low. You can start CPR at 30bpm, anything below 60 is considered bradycardia which is a cardiac issue to be taken up with your physician. How are you counting it? Counting for 15 seconds and multiplying by 4? Counting for 30 seconds and multiplying by 2 or counting for a full min? These are the proper ways of doing it, if this is how you are comming up with your number than be evaluated in the ER tonight.
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