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Iam 16 weeks pregnant and my stomach has a heart beat what does this mean? Iam pregnant and have been feeling this for a few weeks now.

Iam 16 weeks pregnant and my stomach has a heart beat what does this mean? Iam pregnant and have been feeling this for a few weeks now.

When : When you are pregnant your blood volume almost doubles, therefore you can often times see or feel pulsating vessels, or hear your heartbeat in your ear etc. However there are other things that needs to be ruled out (aneurysm etc.) therefore, you should see your doctor right away to make sure everything is normal. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What is the normal heart beats per minute or hr?

What is the normal heart beats per minute or hr?

Adults: 60 to 80 bpm. Although very fit individuals frequently have heart rates in the 50s or even 49s. ...Read more

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What is considered a healthy, typical heart beats per minute?

What is considered a healthy, typical heart beats per minute?

Depends: The athelete may have heart rate of 50 or below and be fine. A young patient a rate of 90 and be fine. Heart rates at rest of 100 or more is abnormal and called tachycardia. Pts with heart rates below 60 and symptomatic is abnormal and called bradycardia. But no one size fits all . Medications can also affect rates, coffee, energy drinks etc. ...Read more

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What is the average number of heart beats per minute?

What is the average number of heart beats per minute?

60-100 beats : Per minute. Lower its possible in persons with excellent cardiorespiratory reserve like athletes. Higher may mean physical deconditioning/obesity, dehadrytion, or other medical condition. ...Read more

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Can you help? Is 69 heart beats per minute healthy for a 17 year old girl?

Can you help? Is 69 heart beats per minute healthy for a 17 year old girl?

Maybe: This number is within the normal range of resting heart beats in a teen or young adult. ...Read more

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174-180 give or take heart beats per minute for 18 year old male after jogging 25 mins? Normal?

174-180 give or take heart beats per minute for 18 year old male after jogging 25 mins? Normal?

Possibly.: If an 18 yr old male jogged relatively fast or uphill, the heart rate might reach the 174-180/min range during the exertion; however, it would be expected to come down fairly quickly upon slowing ones pace. Actually, the more one becomes conditioned to exercise, the lower the heart rate response to a given amount of exercise workload. ...Read more

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How many beats per minute should the heart beat?

How many beats per minute should the heart beat?

Depends: Our heart works to provide adequate blood flow, usually described in liters/min.To reach this value the heart ejects a certain volume with each beat, known as the stroke volume (sv described as ml/beat). This is multiplied by the heart rate (beats/minute) to yield a volume per minute. The blood flow needed depends on what you are doing, sleeping requires alot less than exercise.The rate will vary. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when your heart beats 160 beats per minute?

What exactly does it mean when your heart beats 160 beats per minute?

Tachycardia: If the rate is 160 at rest that is abnormal and requires workup for cause. ...Read more

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I took mdma and my resting heart beat is 108 beats per minute, is that normal or should I get the the hospital?

A bit late: I expect you've either returned to normal or went to an ER - but in any case - this is a definite sign that you should NOT use it again. It's a risky drug and for the pro(s) there are bigger con(s). Have fun, but be safe. ...Read more

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Can your heart beat 300 beats per minute and you still live?

Can your heart beat 300 beats per minute and you still live?

Yes: Yes it can but not for long (at rest). The heart will quickly tire. In addition, the body will not be getting adequate blood flow and oxygen. This needs to be corrected right away if it doesn't immediately self-correct because it can degrade into a potentially fatal rhythm. ...Read more

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Rapid heart beat my daughter, who is 11 years old, has occasional dramatic increases in her heart rate (once or twice a week). I taught her how to count her beats per minute and today her pulse jumped to 240 for about 5 minutes (per her account). Her norm

Rapid heart beat my daughter, who is 11 years old, has occasional dramatic increases in her heart rate (once or twice a week). I taught her how to count her beats per minute and today her pulse jumped to 240 for about 5 minutes (per her account). Her norm

Your : Your description of her symptoms is very alarming. This is clearly not a normal finding. She needs to see her pediatrician or family physician soon. They may refer her to a pediatric cardiologist. Please don't put this off. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your heart beats 160 beats per minute working out?

What does it mean when your heart beats 160 beats per minute working out?

Strong workout or: You have a hyperkinetic heart. Much to be done with your diet, avoid coffee/caffeine & sweets/refined carbs. Stress test would sepaarae the what from the chaff: you might have mitral valve prolapse & an echo could help. Hrs www.Thepmc.Org. ...Read more

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My heart rate dropped to 40 beats per minute the other day. How low can your heart beat drop before it's dangerous?

My heart rate dropped to 40 beats per minute the other day. How low can your heart beat drop before it's dangerous?

Depends: Normal heart rate is 60-100 bpm. Having said that, in healthy, fit and conditioned individuals a resting heart rate as low as 30-40 bpm can be seen because their heart is conditioned and at rest is not needing a lot of oxygen, so does not beat fast. When that person exercises, and o2 and blood demands go up to their skeletal muscle etc, heart rate will increase. Hope that makes sense. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my heart rate dropped to 40 beats per minute the other day. how low can your heart beat drop?

What do you suggest if my heart rate dropped to 40 beats per minute the other day. how low can your heart beat drop?

Much slower: Your heart rate can pause for up to 5 seconds (that's a heart rate of 12) and, depending on what you're doing, you may not notice it. Depending on your activity and position, or if it's happening regularly, you'll pass out (or nearly pass out). ...Read more