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A 48-year-old female asked:

i a 48 year female and when i exercise my heart rate increases very quickly when running it reaches 180?

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Dr. Tamara Modilevsky
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Deconditioning: If you are otherwise healthy, have no known heart disease, no anemia or other health conditions- your high heart rate when you exercise is most likely related to deconditioning.( meaning being out of shape) How long ago did you start exercising? In any case it is advisable to be examined by your doctor who will decide whether any tests are necessary.
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Need to be seen: your target heart rate would be maximum 140 bpm, and reached after sometime not quickly, better see your doctor or cardiologist, best wishes

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