A 41-year-old male asked:
normal adult pulse rate?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Bennett Werner answered
43 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Normal depends on age and activity. At rest, 50-100. With peak exertion, the normal peak heart rate will be in the vicinity of (220 - age in years). Example: if you're 41, your normal peak hr would be around 179. This is just a rule of thumb. Many people can exceed this with strenuous exertion.
Answered on May 20, 2019
Dr. Dean Giannone answered
24 years experience Internal Medicine
60-100 bpm.: Assuming the underlying heart rhythm is normal, a heart rate between 60 and 100 bpm would be considered normal at rest. Would go above 100 temporarily with activity, and may be under 60 at rest in someone who’s athletic.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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