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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
If you have symptoms: Maximal predicted hr is 220 - age in years. Many fatigue at mphr. However athletes often capable of exceeding mphr. No absolute limit, but hr>200 ass ... Read More

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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Not necessarily: While normal heart rate is 60-100 it is not unusual for people to have a lower heart rate. This can be caused by some medications also. If the patient ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
47 years experience Cardiology
Several reasons: Fast heart rate may occur with several situations/ conditions as anemia, fever, hyperthyroidism, low blood pressure, stress, caffeine, smoking, exerci ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience Family Medicine
Its close: Your maximum target heart rate is 220 minus your age; this would put you at 173. If you are a begginer to exercise you should gradually work up to th ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate: Heart rate of 100 if at rest is faster than normal. It is not dangerous in and of itself. What is important is why it should be elevated at rest and t ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
It depends on you.: This can be due to a number of reasons. It can be possibly from a heart condition, like arrhythmia, or an electrolyte imbalance like hyperkalemia. D ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: That heart rate isn't dangerous but it's unclear whether or not it's normal. If you've been active, anxious, have fever, pain, thyroid excess, anemia ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Mund
45 years experience Rheumatology
May be very dangerou: There are many reasons for a very rapid heart rate. Some may be quite serious and even life threatening You should see your physician and be evaluated ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Depends: The maximum predicted heart rate for an individual is roughly 220 minus age. Sustained heart rates above this are not advisable and could be dangerous ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate: Heart rate of 116 if at rest is faster than normal. It is not dangerous in and of itself. What is important is why it should be elevated at rest and t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
At Your Age...: Generally, at your age, something between 50-90 at rest. Extremely well conditioned athletes can have heart rates as low as the 30s while awake.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No "normal": Average adults can be anywhere in the 40's for athletically active individuals up to the 80's for some people. Average might be 50-70 bpm.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate: Over 100 beats a minute at rest is considered rapid.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
A normal: Resting heart rate is under 100. This is high enough to suggest a stress, although just a high fever could result in this value.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate: Lots of possibilities including but not limited to anemia, hyperthyroid, poor conditioning, hypotenuse, dehydration, excess catecholamines.........
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate: Normally heart rate responds to exercise or physiologic demand levels. Usually we don't see it go over 180-200 even with high levels of exercise. This ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
60 to 100: Heart rate of 60 to 100 BPM is considered normal rate for most average adults.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Many things can : Cause...Often benign if pacs or pvcs ..Talk to your physician.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart beat: A heart rate over 100 at rest would be a rapid heart rate.
A 28-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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathleen Hurd
31 years experience Family Medicine
Normal heart rate: Resting heart rate means the rate when not exerting effort, such as sitting, standing quietly, or lying down, usually 60-100 beats/min. A fit athlet ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, as long as you feel fine. We see this all the time in young people, especially if you are athletic.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Generally: 60-90bpm...
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Normal Heart Rate?: That depends on the circumstances - if you are at rest, exercising, whatever. Tachycardia is a resting pulse over 100. Are you having any symptoms? ... Read More

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