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heart rate from 180 beats per minute is bad

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate: For some people heart rates of 180bpm during exercise or stress are not problematic. For most people pushing the rate to 180 isn't necessary in condit ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Low pulse rate: Many very physically fit athletic people such as runners may have low testing heart rate in 40s and 50s however in older people and those not so fit m ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on details: Normal people don't have resting heart rates above 110. Details matter. A doctor can help diagnose it, if there is a problem. Helpful would be a diary ... Read More
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Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Consult: Your question will best be answered via a consultation where a history and appropriate details can be obtained. Please check your care team option on ... Read More
Dr. Mohamed Ebrahim
Specializes in General Practice
Consult your GP: A normal heart rate varies between 60 and 100. There a numerous causes of a rapid heart rate. It's best to consult your GP evaluation and treatment.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Weiss
34 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Likely yes: The normal resting heart rate is 60 -100, though it's typically in the 60's - 70's. 86 is a little high but may still be normal for you. If you have a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
23 years experience Cardiology
Heart Rate 40: Yes. Your heart rate is low. Need to identify underlying etiology. Any a-v blocks or thyroid problems or CAD or medication induced. Consult your physi ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
35 years experience Cardiology
Athletic heart: Typically a well-conditioned athlete's heart will run slower than normal because of well-conditioned autonomic reflexes as well as a larger stroke vol ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
0-3m is 85-205 awake: As above with an average awake rate of 140.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
90 is normal : Enough said!
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
46 years old?: Your maximum predicted heart rate for your age is 174 so 149 is only 86% of your MPHR and that's no big deal!
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 years experience Cardiology
It is: By definition, a heart rate of 100 or greater is a tachycardia so the answer is yes.

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