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How long before exercise lowers your resting heart rate

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Depends: It depends on how vigorously and how long you're exercising. Even under the best of circumstances, you won't see a change for a few weeks.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Caroline Capitano
Pain Management 27 years experience
Faster walk: You may need to walk faster than two mph. A good goal is to walk a mile in 15 minutes. Once you can do that your heart will be in better condition a... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
Exercise: Exercise and weight loss . Working out regularly lowers resting heart rate.
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Dr. Michele Arnold
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 23 years experience
Exercise regularly: The athletic heart is known for being efficient: pumps more blood per beat, and beats 50-60 times per minute at rest, sometimes even slower. Regular c... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
Cardiology 17 years experience
Trick Question?: Well... If you just finished exercise at 70% pmhr, your hr is... (drumroll)... 70% pmhr. Now if you're asking about recovery, hr will generally decli... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Yes: Yes, one of the side effects of escitalopram is lowered heart rate and blood pressure. This can be problematic for some persons as they may experience... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
No: You can still have 2nd degree AV block as you exercise and increase your sinus node rate if every 2nd or 3rd ventricular beat is blocked. For example,... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Lubienski
Thoracic Surgery 38 years experience
In range: Heart rate varies by age, sex and physical condition. Your heart rate is in range for a fairly well conditioned male in your age group. Endurance athl... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Depends on: the type of heart block. If the heart block was incomplete, your heart rate would still rise with exercise. The only way to know for sure is to visit ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Heart rate: Your heart rate usually slows significantly at rest and when asleep. It isn't unusual to have a pulse of 50 upon awakening. Faster heart rates occur w... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Rapid heart rate: Rapid resting heart rate (over 90) is seen with fever, anxiety, overactive thyroid, caffeine,alcohol,nicotine use, certain medications like Sudafed or... Read More
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