Max heart rate while training hard

Patient

Q: Are there any dangers of exercising on a heart rate of more than 210?

I exercise quite hard and about three to four times a week (around 8 hour a week of intense cycling).

If I am on an out ride I hardly feel my heart working so hard, but my Heart Rate Monitor stores very high heart rate readings.

What is the long term effect of this?

Doctor

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