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is 78 heart beats per minute dangerous

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Normal heart rate is 60-100 bpm. Having said that, in healthy, fit and conditioned individuals a resting heart rate as low as 30-40 BPM can be seen b ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gavin Noble
21 years experience Cardiology
Adults: 60 to 80 bpm. Although very fit individuals frequently have heart rates in the 50s or even 49s.
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A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
60 - 90: Resting heart rate for most people is between 60 and 90 beats per minute.
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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60-100 beats : Per minute. Lower its possible in persons with excellent cardiorespiratory reserve like athletes. Higher may mean physical deconditioning/obesity, de ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Depends: The athelete may have heart rate of 50 or below and be fine. A young patient a rate of 90 and be fine. Heart rates at rest of 100 or more is abnormal ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience Cardiology
Possibly.: If an 18 yr old male jogged relatively fast or uphill, the heart rate might reach the 174-180/min range during the exertion; however, it would be expe ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate: 90beats per minute is normal.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: This number is within the normal range of resting heart beats in a teen or young adult.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Fairly normal: normal heart rate is 60-100 bpm: 104 is minimally elevated and should be checked only if sustained over hours.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Our heart works to provide adequate blood flow, usually described in liters/min.To reach this value the heart ejects a certain volume with each beat, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes it can but not for long (at rest). The heart will quickly tire. In addition, the body will not be getting adequate blood flow and oxygen. This ... Read More

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