Patient : Hi, being overweight 210 lbs, 6 ft and 40 I decided it's about time I did some excercise. Anyway, i was given a heart rate monitor which has scared me senseless. I went for a 15 mile walk at the weekend and my heart rate resting is 90, which I know is a little high but classed as normal for someone who is heavy. However, when walking up a steep incline, although I felt OK my heart rate reached 193 bpm. Is this dangerous?
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