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Normal adult pulse rate?

Normal adult pulse rate?

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. ...Read more

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Average pulse rate adult?

Average pulse rate adult?

"normal" is 60-100: The normal resting pulse of an adult is 60-100 beats per minute. The "average" will vary widely because of health, age, fitness level, medications, etc., but it still should be within the normal range. ...Read more

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What is a good pulse rate?

What is a good pulse rate?

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. ...Read more

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Is a pulse rate of 74, good?

Should be fine.: Assuming the underlying heart rhythm is normal, a heart rate between 60-100 bpm would be normal. ...Read more

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What is a normal pulse rate?

What is a normal pulse rate?

60-100 resting: But athletic individuals may run resting pulses in the 50's or slightly lower. With activity and exercise the pulse rate will increase to over 100 then come down with rest. ...Read more

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What is the normal pulse rate?

What is the normal pulse rate?

60 to 100: Heart rate of 60 to 100 BPM is considered normal rate for most average adults. ...Read more

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What pulse rate should you have?

Pulse rate: First of all its really a good idea to have a pulse... :)

We generally consider 60-80 beats a minute at rest to be pretty good tho' plus or minus 10 on either end for a range of 50-90 is quite reasonable. ...Read more

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How can I get my pulse rate down?

How can I get my pulse rate down?

Exercise & time: Assuming you're healthy, baseline resting heart rate tends to decrease w/time as you become more & more aerobically conditioned. However, anemia & hyperthyroidism can also lead to a longterm fast heart rate. Some illicit drugs might do this too. Bottom line: go see your doc. ...Read more

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What can cause a pulse rate of 48?

What can cause a pulse rate of 48?

It depends: This could be a "normal" rhythm just going slow - sinus bradycardia. This may be due to medications, thyroid issues, high exercise conditioning, or from a "sick" sinus node. The pulse may also be slow if there is slow or absent communication from the atria - partial or complete heart block. This could be potentially quite dangerous. An ekg should be able to tell for sure. ...Read more

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How can I lower my pulse rate to 60?

How can I lower my pulse rate to 60?

Exercise...: Aerobic exercise, the kind where you get short of breath and sweaty for 45 minutes to an hour at a time will improve your cardiovascular conditioning and lower your heart rate. Try to do this every other day, and avoid the "simple" carbohydrates, stick to more complex carbs. ...Read more

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Does pulse rate increase as BP increases?

Does pulse rate increase as BP increases?

Not necessarily: Pulse and BP are somewhat independent. Many things that raise your pulse also raise bp, but that is not always true and the opposite is also true. For example very low BP due to shock is accompanied by very high pulse rate and very high pulse rate is often associated with lack of forward flow and very low bp. ...Read more

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Pulse rate 100 when anxious is that high?

Pulse rate 100 when anxious is that high?

Pulse rates: May increase with anxiety. Pulse of 100 is bordering on tachycardia (fast heart rate) but may be anticipated with marked anxiety. ...Read more

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Orbitrek pulse rate going up and down. Why?

Pulse Rate: While you work on elliptical machine your pulse rate varies depending on degree of exertion. ...Read more

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What is the pulse rate for a man of age 48?

What is the pulse rate for a man of age 48?

Normal 60-100: Nl hr is 60-100. This is at rest. A variety of factors can impact on that in individual patients. A well-tuned athletic heart might have resting rates that ate lower, and rate-slowing meds might expectedly slow a heart rate. Physiologic factors like thyroid status can either slow (hypothyroid) or speed hr (hyperthyroid). Anemia, dehydration, physiologic or emotional stress can also raise hr. ...Read more

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What should a pulse rate be? What is to high?

What should a pulse rate be? What is to high?

BPM 60-100 (Resting): Generally, for a healthy adults, a resting pulse rate should be between 60 and 100 beats per minute. However, there are always exceptions. Depending on various factors such as your overall health, medications and if you have just completed an actor size routine, then your pulse rate will very from the standard 60 to 100 beats per minutes (bpm). ...Read more

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What is a normal pulse rate for a lady age 64?

What is a normal pulse rate for a lady age 64?

Variable: The heart is dependent on activity level and physical fitness. The normal range is between 60 - 100. That being said, very physically such a marathon runner, the rate can be as low as 40. Some medications such as beta blockers, can lower the heart rate as well. If you have symptoms of fatigue and dizziness along with a low heart rate, further evaluation may be needed. ...Read more

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It's better to have a slower pulse rate. Right?

It's better to have a slower pulse rate. Right?

Usually: Pts with slow heart rates tend to be in better physical shape than those with fast heart rates. However it can be from sick sinus syndrome, beta blockers, hypothyroidism etc. The question is too broad and needs to be put in context.
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Is my pulse rate something I should worry about?

Pulse: What is your pulse rate? . Is it consistent or up/down? . ...Read more

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What is the best way to get pulse rate accurately?

What is the best way to get pulse rate accurately?

Feel pulse on wrist: The best way to take your pulse accurately is to feel it on your wrist or neck and count for a full minute. That is by far the most accurate method. ...Read more

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When excerci what should be my maximum pulse rate?

Age: Short answer is 220-age equals 100 percent of age predicted normal. Upto 80 percent of that is safe zone. ...Read more

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What should a pulse rate be after sprinting 100 m?

What should a pulse rate be after sprinting 100 m?

Depends on the perso: Usually over 120bpm. But a trainer or a person who works with althletes can explain this to you. If you are in shape your heart will beat less than if you are out of shape. ...Read more

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What is a good pulse rate for someone who exercises?

What is a good pulse rate for someone who exercises?

When?: During the exercise or while resting? During vigorous exercise, depending on the age and fitness of the person, the heart rate could be from 120-170. Resting heart rate varies from the 40s (for a marathoner) to the 90s (for someone much less fit). ...Read more

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My pulse rate is 66 when I am sitting. Is that good?

Yes: That rate would be completely normal for someone sitting at rest. ...Read more

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My bp is 122/68 and pulse rate is 95. Is this normal?

My bp is 122/68 and pulse rate is 95. Is this normal?

BP122/68 pulse 95: BP is fine pulse is a little high could be dehydration, heat, exercise, stress, anxiety, pain. Would hydrate, relax and repeat. Note pulse and BP change second to second so would not worry some people have baseline higher pulse, occasionally high pulse is due to thyroid issues, very, very rarely clot in lung if associated breathless, and chest pain F/u with doc check thyroid d-dimer ...Read more

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Is my pulse rate something I should be worrying about?

Is my pulse rate something I should be worrying about?

Yes: The pulse and blood pressure is the measure of hemodynamics -- so yes, it is very important -. ...Read more