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is a heart rate of 49 bad

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Good: Keep it up

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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Check pulse diary: normal heart rate is 60-100 bpm. If you have a sustained heart rate of 120 or greater get checked immediately for cardiac arrythmia ( (tachycardia)- ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: Not a normal resting rate. Seek medical attention there many things that could cause this and all require medical attention.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
No: Maximum heart rate for age is a PREDICTED heart rate and is only a guideline. When I supervise treadmill stress tests, I see people exceed their predi ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: There are many variables involved to answer this question appropriately. A slow heart rate can be normal very early on. Later a very slow rate can sig ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
No: The u/s is allowable.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience in Cardiology
Slow heart beat: If you don't have any symptoms like dizziness, pre-syncope, syncope or fatigue or chest pain or shortness of breath, then you are ok. But you complain ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
Increased heart rate: Yes, you must check your TSH. Overactive thyroid may cause this. A deconditioned haert (lack of exercise), anxiety or excess of caffeine may be an iss ... Read More
A 10-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Expected: heart rate of 125 for a 5 yrs old is bit off range, but expected for a child who just received albuterol, bronchospasm (airway spasm) itself can lead ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience in Infectious Disease
Tachycardia.: Your awful young to have a resting hear rate of 90. You should have your blood pressure checked. Obesity can cause this as well. A sedentary lifest ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rola Rimawi
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Normal: A heart rate of 106 can be a normal response to fever, illness, dehydration, fear, exercise, etc.. If you have a personal or family history of heart d ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Umesh Patel
41 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Abnormal tachycardia: Average resting heart rates in healthy people can range from the 50s to 70s, so an average resting heart rate of over 80 is usually considered abnorma ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
13 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Not necessarily: if you're not on medications, normal resting heart resting heart rate is around 60 - 100 beats per minute. However, some people who physically fit/in ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Min
22 years experience in Cardiology
Not really: Although a heart rate of 49 is technically bradycardic (low heart rate), it is not unusual for people who are healthy to achieve low heart rates like ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Bress
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
Low: Slow heart rates that do not cause symptoms such as fainting or low blood pressure usually are not a problem. Trained athletes are noted to often have ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience in Gynecology
Several reasons: Normal fetal heart rates are 120-160bpm & as low as 110 at term. If lower, there are reasons that can be significant so an obstetrician should be able ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Upper range of normal.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Tachycardia: It could indicate stress, something with caffeine, illicit drugs, pharmaceutical agents, recent activity.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Depends.: If the fetal heart rate remains above 160 beats per minute for over 10 minutes, then fetal tachycardia is diagnosed (unless the pregnancy is in the fi ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience in Internal Medicine
Health anxiety: There are probably various reason's why people develop health anxiety. But the underlying reason is likely fear of dying. Normally this understandabl ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
More or less: 220 (-) your age -> 147.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Yes but: What you said is correct, but it's only one factor. The diagnosis of heart disease or its absence is never based on a single parameter.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Heart rate: A rate of 60 is not necessarily better than 70.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
PVCs: Pvcs can happer any any heart rate, you don't have to have a heart rate above 100 to have pvcs. Increased caffiene, alcohol consumption and well known ... Read More
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