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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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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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On atenolol for 4 days days now for hbp and pulse rate averaging between 55-70. Before averaged in 80s. Cause for concern?

On atenolol for 4 days days now for hbp and pulse rate averaging between 55-70. Before averaged in 80s. Cause for concern?

>50bpm OK if no symp: Atenolol is a rate controller(B-Blocker) and a BP med. Part of the BP effect is slowing rate. A pulse rate >50 is adequate as long as with activity your heart rate increases significantly & there are no dizziness symptoms. If so You are in good range. I suspect if you walk up a hill your heart rate will increase to >80bpm. Great about B-Blockers is when you stop climbing, low HR&BP quickly return. ...Read more

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High blood pressue averages 175/180. Diastlolic average low 60. Pulse rate average 50 at rest. Have been prescribed 5mg amlodipine . Is this ok? 67

High blood pressue averages 175/180.  Diastlolic average low 60. Pulse rate average 50 at rest.  Have been prescribed 5mg amlodipine .  Is this ok? 67

Amlodipine for BP: 70 M BP 180/60 prescribed amlodipine 5 mg. OK? I specialize in high BP. I and guidelines would generally do following but check with ur team. First get a number of readings with home device that is accurate on u. See my checklist. Then if above 140 at your age begin DASH eating plan See my checklist. BP not ...Read more

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