I've just been told by the consultant that I have a 12-13% bigger heart than an average 50 year old. (I'm 50 - thought I should make that clear). My measure was 17.5 over 34 as opposed to appx 14 over 34 for an average 50 yr old.
I've had an ecg which I was told was also abnormal but not why it was. I'm having an echocardiogram on Tuesday and being given a 24 HRM to wear.
My resting heart rate is appx 44 but I can still drive my MHR well over 180.
I don't drink, smoke, eat meat but probably do overcompensate for my protein with dairy produce but not excessively. Parents are in the mid 80s and grandparents died in their mid 90s.
I obviosult hoping it's not either diseased from lifestyle or genetics and that it's aerobically induced. Do appx 35-40 running per week plus 50-100 miles a week on the bike.
God willing my heart is not diseased. Even if it's aerobic enlargement is there anyone who can tell me if there are precautions I should be taking as a result of the diagnosis or is it good news all round??
Tiny bit worried