Harvard Heart Letter

Ask the doctor: Would moving to a lower altitude help my heart rate?

I have bradycardia. I live at 5,765 feet - would moving to a lower altitude help my heart rate? Recent cardiac tests were normal. My cardiologist said I don't need a pacemaker, and to keep on doing what I've been doing. At age 85 I walk three miles a day.

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