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Is It Normal for Your Heart Rate to Drop During Exercise?

Exercise briefly raises your blood pressure and heart rate and is one of the best things you can do for your heart’s health. But if your heart rate goes down while you’re working out, it could be because you have a major heart problem.

Over time, exercise makes the heart work better, which lowers your resting heart rate. This makes your heart work less hard and improves your general heart health. But if it drops too much, a person has bradycardia, which happens when their heart rate at rest is less than 60 beats per minute.  Jossef Amirian, MD, a cardiologist with Manhattan Cardiology, explains these issues and more. Read the article.