What pulse rate is too low?

Answer A pulse rate below 60 beats per minute is considered to be too low. This condition is called bradycardia. However, the National Emergency Medical Association states that a pulse rate between 40 and... Read More »

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What does a low pulse rate mean?

On One Hand: The Good NewsA low pulse rate can mean that a person's heart is very healthy. It is common for elite endurance athletes to have resting pulse rates in the range from 50 to 60 and somet... Read More »

How low should a pulse rate go?

On One Hand: Heart Rate BasicsThe normal heart rate for adults is between 60 and 100 beats per minute. Some practitioners will set the upper limit of heart rate at 90 beats per minute. A low heart... Read More »

What is considered a low pulse rate?

On One Hand: Anything Under 60A healthy heart rate for a normal adult is between 60 and 100 beats per minute. A low pulse rate, also known as bradycardia, is anything below 60 beats per minute. Som... Read More »

Is it dangerous to have a low pulse rate?

On One Hand: Indicator of a Healthy HeartIndividuals who exercise and maintain healthy habits may have a naturally low pulse rate. The average person has a resting heart rate between 60 to 90 beats... Read More »