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Normal adult pulse rate?

Normal adult pulse rate?

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. ...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?

Varies: Usual range for adult is 60 to 100 but it is continually fluctuating based on what stresses your body is subjected to. It is how your heart responds to stress that is the important thing. ...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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Is a pulse rate of 74, good?

Normal: It is normal. The average adult pulse rate at rest is 72. ...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?

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