Having a resting heart rate of 75 beats per minute in your fifties ‘could DOUBLE your risk of an early death’

Having a resting heart rate of 75 beats per minute (bpm) in middle age could double your risk of an early death, research suggests.

Men with a resting heart rate of 75 or above in their fifties were twice as likely to die within the next two decades compared to those with a rate of 55bpm or less.

And every additional resting heart beat per minute was linked to a three per cent greater risk of death from any cause.

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