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How can I slow my heart rate down after smoking

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Cooley
28 years experience Cardiology
Dont smoke: The increase in heart rate is due to the stimulant effect of nicotine. It is harmful . I suggest you focus your efforts on smoking cessation.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Lots of reasons: Smoking in China is endemic and studies show that maybe over one million Chinese will die from smoking related causes. To cut down on the smoking habi ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: You must have a good exercise regimen and sticking with it. Yes athletes will have a lower heart rate due to the conditioning of the body. The heart b ... Read More
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A 34-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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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alireza Maghsoudi
21 years experience Cardiology
It could: Nicotine is a stimulant so it is possible.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: These are the effects of nicotine the active ingredient in tobacco.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Increases HR: Marijuana use increases heart rate by 20%-100%, shortly after smoking. Marijuana users have 4.8 times greater chance of heart attack in the first hou ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cannabis: it appears to suppress the parasympathetic slowing effects on the heart leaving unopposed sympathetic effect
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It is likely: Smoking dramatically increases heart attack risk due in large part to damage to coronary (heart) blood vessels. One sign of decreasing heart health m ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Stein
46 years experience Cardiology
Normal range 60-100: The heart rate is normal, smoking is not healthy, you have not expressed your actual concern. Are you having other symptoms? Is the heart rate regular ... Read More
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