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Is a pulse reading in the 50s too low ?

Is a pulse reading in the 50s too low?
Fri, 11 Dec 2009
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I do believe a normal pulse is reading about 60-80 beats pr. minute, so I guess it's a bit low... But I don't think it's anything to worry about. Remember source criticism... I'm not a doctor, I can only tell you what I think or know. I reckon it also depends a bit about your age?
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