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Bradycardia - Obese and NOT Athletic

Hello!  I am a 55 year old woman (obese) and my resting heart rate is about 48-53.  I am sedentary.
I am sometimes dizzy and tired, but nothing else.  My doctor is not concerned, but I am worried
that this is NOT normal.  It seems my heart rate slows down a bit more each year.  Does anyone
else (similar to me) have this same issue?
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It's worth noting resting heart rate decreases with age.
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20748650 tn?1521032211
This can absolutely be abnormal. It can also be normal. Do you faint? Do you feel like you’re about to faint? Under what conditions do you faint if applicable.
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707563 tn?1626361905
Have you had any other testing done? For some, a slower heart rate isn't a concern, and it would depend on your history, etc. Have you always had a slower heart rate?


Is it your primary care doctor that isn't worried? Have you asked to see a cardiologist?
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