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  • Thank You all!  His resting heart rate is 70.  He has a physical coming up in Sept and will try to get a referral for a cardiologist. ------------------------------ Mark Austin ------------------------------

  • The American Heart Association (AHA) advise that people aim to reach between 50% and 85% of their maximum heart rate during exercise. According to their calculations, maximum heart rate is around 220 beats per minute ( bpm ) minus the person's ...

  • Hi Mark. While it may be his "norm", I would still seek a cardiology consult. Especially for a runner and someone who exercises regularly, the heart rate should be much lower than 184. I have known people who run daily and do marathons whose normal heart ...

  • Hi Bob. I am 8 1/2 weeks out now from CABG. I like you, and diabetic. I had my first heart cath in Dec '19, and in the next 14 months had 4 more heart caths, with re-stenosis of the same vessel every time. They even put a stent inside the first one and ...

  • I do agree with Ira that everyone is different I loved the camaraderie of Rehab, and met some great fellows there, but loading myself and my walker up into the truck every day wore me out physically, as well as mentally when I realized I could ...

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