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what is the heart rate you should maintain during exercise to obtain fitness health benefits

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Norris
34 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Depends on your age: The "target" heart rate during exercise is different for people of different ages. A typical range from 70 to 85% of the age-predicted maximum heart r ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
150 minutes: Exercising at moderate intensity for about 150 minutes/week is generally sufficient. It would be hard to monitor heart rate, however, if you can conve ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: You should be seen just to rule out any underlying congenital cardiac abnormality; which can affect even young apparently healthy athletes.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate: The heart rate normally increases with exercise.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Nahhas
Specializes in Cardiology
Exercise and heart r: The heart rate increase during exercise. Many factors influence the degree of increase. More fit people has less increase then non fit ones at the s ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Maximum: Maximum predicted heart rate is calculated as 220-age. For a 22 year old the maximum heart rate is therefore 198 bpm. If your heart rate reaches 250-2 ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Normally your: Heart is slowed by the vagus nerve, removing the vagus effect increases your rate then the catecholamines take over for further increase
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diana Metzger
29 years experience Cardiology
Yes, any "D" drug : The "d" in claritin-d, or Mucinex (guaifenesin) - d and others, all stand for decongestant. Decongestants are medications that stimulate the adrenal ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Cardiac evaluation: preferably a basic exam, baseline EKG, exercise stress echo test and other imaging based on findings, I suggest a cardiology consultation ASAP or ER i ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
MAximal HR.: In the absence of your beta blocker (Inderal), your max HR would be around 170, and your exercise target would then be around 120 or 130. Beta blocke ... Read More
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