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heart rate 47 bpm in a 68 year old man

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate: 60 to 80 would be good

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean Baskin
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Normal Heart Rate: The ideal range for adult heart rate is 60-100 BPM as long as it is a regular rhythm, that is all beats are evenly spaced. If you are feeling pain, pa ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Lynch
37 years experience Family Medicine
Hi Pulse : Yes that's a bit high; your rate should be around 72. That's said normal is considered between 60 -100/ minute. That said i've never seen very many p ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: If you have no symptoms and are not lightheaded when you get up, so long as your doct knows, you should be fine.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rishi Vohora
18 years experience Cardiology
No: One heart rate means nothing but its in the normal range.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
31 years experience Cardiology
Variable: Typically we characterize a normal heart rate in anyone as 60-100 bpm. But there is great variability in the normal population of otherwise healthy in ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
HR: 69 is a normal resting heart rate
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
30 years experience Cardiology
No: Please get him checked out by a pediatric cardiologists.
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Dr. Leonard Stein
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I think not abnormal: At 30 years old your max heart rate(HR) is approx 220 minus age= 190. During stress test a person is expected to reach 85% or more, so that is 161bpm. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Pretty much normal: 179-180 bpm. Karp states that there are two formulas to figure your heart rate while running. For the first, subtract your age from 220 to find your m ... Read More
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A 17-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Low heart rate : Low heart rates of 46 are sometimes no concern but can be of concern. You should see a doctor. The best thing is to check and record your heart rate b ... Read More

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