resting pulse and mortality

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    Someone on the facebook group had a response from Peat about it:
    I also wonder if there's other reasons their resting heart rate was high (stress hormones or otherwise). It seems unlikely that a typical person has a high resting heart rate because of a strong metabolism.
     
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    thanks :D
     
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    this might sound strange, but even though the slower heart rates live a little longer...does this mean their lives were better along the way? They might have been living a low key life, not having too many ups and downs, getting sick time to time, and live our their life...where as someone with a strong purpose and passion who experiences more ups and downs might die a little earlier, but have a faster heartrate, metabolism, and be generating a better sense of worth and purpose in their day to day lives....in essence they 'spend' their life a little quicker, but utilize it better. I guess the question is ...is the high heartrate due to motivated passion and healthy bloodflow, or is the high heartrate due to constricted bloodflow and stress?
     
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