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Old 01-25-2012, 09:17 AM   #1
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low heart rate

can anyone tell me if a resting heart rate of 63 is anything to be concerned about? i am a 52 yr old female occassionally have PVCs which were checke dout on a hearth cath about 10 yrs ago. cardiologist at that time said my heart cath was normal, and thge PVCs were due to stress...i am taking Lisinopril for b/p and someone told me that it lowers your heart rate? any input would be so appreciated..God Bless

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Old 01-25-2012, 11:13 AM   #2
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Re: low heart rate

63 bpm is totally normal, especially if you have an active lifestyle. Some athletes' resting rates are significantly lower.

Old 03-22-2012, 12:24 PM   #3
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Re: low heart rate

My husband was in the ER last night with bradycardia -his heart rate was 41. The doctor told me they don't worry about a a low heart rate unless it goes below 60. But my husband is 64 so I'm not certain if he meant for men in that age group only or for anyone.

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Re: low heart rate

A heart rate of 60 is not dangerously low. A heart rate of 41 IS low.

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is a heart rate of 41 bad

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Re: low heart rate

When the Doc upped my dose of Beta Blockers I was told if my heart rate went below 50 to cut the dose back.

So I'm guessing 50 is the cut off point for the average person.

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