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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience in Sleep Medicine
Yes: Completely normal. During day between 60-100 is considered normal. During sleep it is less. Some people can even drop into the 30s on aregular bas ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Depends: If you are a well trained athlete, heart rate of 58 would be normal. If you get symptoms with the slow heart rate, then it would be prudent to see you ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Heart rate: Your heart rate rise with exercise can be entirely normal depending on the workout level.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Cooper
24 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Normal variation: Heart rates vary through the day, under precise control by a nerve network and by adrenaline levels in the blood. Many things can increase the heart r ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Many possibilities: Could you be pregnant? If not, Have you had a rapid growth spurt? Sometimes during periods of rapid growth the autonomic nervous system has troubl ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Zimmer
27 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Check your thyroid: At the very least, you need to have you thyroid checked and get an ekg. This is abnormal and should be properly evaluated by your physician.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
30 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
It depends: Your condition. The heart rate is calculated as the following 220 - age = maximum heart rate during exercise...
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Jacowitz
43 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
>30 liters/minute: Normal resting cardiac output is between 5 and 6 liters per minute but in very well trained athletes, cardiac output can increase substantially reachi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience in Dentistry
Normal: Normal heart rate is 60 to 90 beats per minute awake. During sleep it tends to be slightly lower.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience in Cardiology
Tachycardia: It is normal for heart rate to drop when asleep, however , aresting hr of 150 is not. See your doctor for evaluation.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Your resting: Heart rate is abut high but otherwise no concerns from heart rate standpoint...Regular exercise will lower resting heart rate over time.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience in General Surgery
Depends: If you do a lot of work or not.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Probably not: You describe normal extra beats.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience in Internal Medicine
Sometimes: Caffeine can have that affect on the heart
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience in Cardiology
Discuss w doc: One expects a physiologically appropriate increase in heart rate with exercise. This could be magnified if your volume state is low (intravascular de ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Running pace: Yes. Remember that you calculate the desired heart rate for exercise by the formula: 70% x (220 - yourage) as your target heart rate. Your maximal hea ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Irregular? Resting?: The resting heart rate can vary from 60 to 100 bpm but understand that it requires 5 minutes of rest, no activity (ideally) lying in bed or sitting in ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience in Family Medicine
Heart rate and exerc: Heart rate of 80 is still well within the normal range. If you have started an exercise program after being relatively sedentary - its not unusual th ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Backwards: Both masturbation and headache will cause your heart rate to increase, not the other way around. Headache isn't usually caused by masturbation. That s ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Laskowski
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
A normal resting heart rate for adults ranges from 60 to 100 beats a minute: Generally, a lower heart rate at rest implies more efficient heart function and better cardiovascular fitness. For example, a well-trained athlete mig ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
45 years experience in Family Medicine
It depends: It depends on your age and physical condition. An elete athelete may have a normal resting rate of 48. It can also be low from medication like a bet ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Adrenaline: During both activities, you adrenal gland is pumping out adrenaline (epinephrine). That is a potent heart stimulant. Some extra beats are expected. I ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Heart rate: Higher temperature higher heart rate, all these demand increased cardiac output to compensate.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Depends on level: & intensity of exercise. Maximum predicted heart rate is 220 - age in years.

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