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Sure, it's a valid resting HR, but I don't think it's what you want. It is going to be different than a resting HR taken while you're awake, which is the generally accepted usable number. Other than academic interest or determining disease patterns (Generally done with a Holter monitor), I can't think of anything that uses a sleeping RHR as a base.
Palpitations can be a result of many things going on with your heart. Atrial Fibrillation, 1st 2nd or 3rd degree heart blocks, and a few others come to mind. The important thing to note is any time you heart starts doing something abnormal, even if you aren't sure if it is a normal response, CALL YOUR DOCTOR. Most exercise induced palpitations can be worked ...
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