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why wont my heart rate go up when I exercise

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Could be a serious issue such as a heart block in your heart rhythm, especially if exercise does not increase it. See you doc soon.
Dr. Rajiva Goyal
34 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
EKG needed. : Young people may have a slow heart rate but certainly you should get an ekg and see a doctor regarding this.

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate exercise: During exercise the response of heart rate and blood pressure is related to the intensity and duration of the exercise load. If you do high intensity ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Yes!: Normally diastolic blood pressure will fall during exercise and for several hours afterwards. This is because off vasodilation that normally occurs. ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Too high: A heart rate of more than 200 is very high, and would usually be caused by an abnormal heart rhythm. However, this may be a reading error from your de ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate: The heart rate normally increases with exercise.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
No: Really no! you would get exhausted before too long. If you do have a heart issue, though, then it may get acutely worse during strenuous exercise and ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
45 years experience Travel Medicine
Can be normal: A modest rise in blood pressure is a normal response to exercise (a rise of about 5%) an exaggerated jump in blood pressure (15%) can be an indication ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sebastian Harris
8 years experience General Practice
Depends: A formula widely accepted is 220-age=maximum heart rate. Keep in mind though that this is a simplistic formula with age as the only variable and stan ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Keiser
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Have this evaluated: It is not normal for an otherwise healthy 20 year old to have a sustained heart rate of 120, especially with the symptoms of fatigue noted. This shoul ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Brodowski
44 years experience Internal Medicine
This is normal: a physically fit person often has a heart rate under 60
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Low heart rate : A heart rate that low can be normal for a very athletic person. You need to see a doctor for a physical examination with an EKG to start. If you have ... Read More
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