A member asked:

My resting heart rate is 60-70 in the morning/evening but can shoot up to 90s throughout the day. why is it higher during the day? smoke+have stress

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Stress: You answered your question. Stop smoking and learn to deal with stress.

Answered 3/20/2013

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90 is normal: When you are out and about your body needs more energy, needs more blood flow. The cardiac output is increased by increasing the heart rate. Stimulants: caffeine, nicotine contribute too.

Answered 12/28/2014

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