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Old 02-08-2014, 02:02 PM   #18
Janez Bobnik
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Re: Resting Heart Rate 42 BPM; Good, Bad?

Sorry for late reply. Thank you for your answer. This makes sense.
So how about blood pressure? Is blood pressure related to heart rate? In my opinion it is - as heart is what (mostly) causes blood pressure, right? The other factor would be the elasticy of veins / arteries?
I've measured my blood pressure few days ago (made 3 measurements with a pause in between) and my blood pressure was 115/78 which is (according to this blood pressure chart http://healthiack.com/health/blood-p...pressure-chart) quite optimal?
The stronger and healthier the heart, the lower the blood pressure - is this statement still valid nowadays?

Thank you.
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