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Is it healthy to have a resting heart rate of 96 bpm ?

Is it healthy to have a resting heart rate of 96 bpm? I am a 23 year old male and am in good shape. 6 1 200lbs.
Tue, 15 Dec 2009
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Sure normal heart rates very and may even get up to 100. I know if you start to have a heart rate over 100 resting then you'd need to be concerned. I know this because I have hyperthyroidisim and my heart rate is generally never below about 115.
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