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Does a faster heartbeat have an affect on lifespan?


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September 04, 2007 5:07PM

Indirectly. I mean you aren't going to wear it out. In fact the more you exercise it, the longer it will last. However people in better shape will live longer, and they will have a slower heart beat. If you are in great shape and have a heartbeat of 70 beats per minute, you'll be fine.