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normal heart rate for men over 50

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
heart rate: Roughly 60-90 BPM but range varies widely.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
60-s-70s: 60s-70s.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Heart rate: 60 to 80 would be good
A member asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
18 years experience in Internal Medicine
60-100: Generally a normal resting heart rate would be between 60-100, but truly in the 50's would still be fine, especially if you are active. And while the ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Cooley
28 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Normal heart rate range is defined as 60-100 bpm. It should be noted however that some people have rates outside this range that are still considered ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Running pace: Yes. Remember that you calculate the desired heart rate for exercise by the formula: 70% x (220 - yourage) as your target heart rate. Your maximal hea ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
35 years experience in Anesthesiology
I don't see: Any medication that will decrease you heart rate. Hr of 55 it's normal specially if you are not active. If not associated with any symptoms i will say ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience in Neurology
Tachycardia: You always have a fast heart rate? How often have you measured this? Do you measure it for a full minute? Most people have a heart rate between 60- ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felecia Sumner
9 years experience in Family Medicine
60-100 beats per min: The average varies depending on someone's medications, overall health, level of activity, etc. However, the typical average can range anywhere between ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience in Cardiology
Tachycardia: It is normal for heart rate to drop when asleep, however , aresting hr of 150 is not. See your doctor for evaluation.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Resting heart rate is normally between 60-90. It can be lower for athletes or very fit people. The maximum heart rate is 220 minus the person's age. ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Yes: As long as you're not having symptoms like dizziness or fatigue, then that HR is fine. A bit on slow side for moderate activity level, but again, no p ... Read More
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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience in Cardiology
Yes, and...: Make sure you've had an echocardiogram checking for leakage of the aortic valve, which is not terribly likely but would explain the wide discrepancy b ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
A single parameter: although bit fast, but should be interpreted in the context of your general health condition, your blood pressure, your habitus, physical activity, ? ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Yes, varies yet only: 1 of many variables, easily changeable, moment by moment, under brain control. People with ↑ed workloads & congestive heart failure commonly have ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hien Tran
Dr. Hien Tran answered
14 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes, if asymtomatic: Many athletes have very low resting heart rate. However, u do have symptoms so u might want to check that out
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Can/bradycardia : There are several CCBs that will decrease PVCs very effectively, that when monitored properly will not significantly further lower your pulse. It's a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
55 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes: very glad your BP and cholesterol are normal, but your weight at its current level could be an additional risk factor for other medical problems. Woul ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Zweben
30 years experience in Cardiology
Decinditioned or OSA : I suspect that you are at the very least, out of shape, but you may have sleep apnea. I see pts of your size w/ similar heart rate ranges and are foun ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
50-80: Better the shape, the lower your resting HRT rate.
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Sensitive SNS: The sympathetic nervous system releases catecholamines which can increase the heart rate. If the rate returns to low a few minutes after exercise that ... Read More
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