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Even Fit People At Higher Death Risk With High Heart Rates
2013-04-16 21:14:35

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to a new study published in the journal Heart, a higher resting heart rate could be a greater risk indicator than a person´s overall fitness. While physically fit individuals tend to have lower at-rest heart rates, researchers at the University of Copenhagen wanted to see if heart rate itself had any indication of an individual's risk of death, regardless of their fitness capacity. "A high heart rate does not...

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