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What's the average resting heart rate?

What's the average resting heart rate?

Heart rate: Resting heart rate for a normal adult is 60-80bpm, with exercise we target heart rate to age and phsyical status. ...Read more

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Heart Rate (Definition)

Heart rate is a measurement of the number of times a person's heart beats in one minute. Normal heart rates vary with a person's age and with excitement and exercise. Abnormal heart rates are too slow, too fast, and/or irregular (too much ...Read more


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How come my average resting heart rate increased so much?

How come my average resting heart rate increased so much?

Heart rate: Lack of efficiency due to lack of cardiovascular fitness, use of stimulants such as caffeine, possible disease such as hyperthyroidism or anemia. ...Read more

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What's an average resting heart rate for a 15 year old boy?

What's an average resting heart rate for a 15 year old boy?

Probably 50-70: Depends on how much exercise /physical activity he gets. But a true resting hr for the average adolescent male probably runs 50-70. For those who do sports, it can be lower, into the 40's. I grew up playing competitive sports, and at that age through my early 20's mine was about 40-42. If its considerably faster, say 90 or greater, i would seen by a pediatric cardiologist. ...Read more

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My resting heart rate has averages of 58 to 66 today it was at 48 BPM should I be concenered about how low it got

My resting heart rate has averages of 58 to 66 today it was at 48 BPM should I be concenered about how low it got

No: Although a heart rate is technically bradycardia, this may not be abnormally low for you. You may have a lower resting heart rate because of your level of physical conditioning. A slower heart rate is not a problem if it is not associated with symptoms, such as weakness, light headedness, e.T. Cetera. ...Read more

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I have a fast resting heart rate. I'm 30 and female. I work out moderately. My heart rate is 95 on average and never less than 85. Is that too high?

Consult.: An average resting heart rate usually is around 60-70. Why it is high for you need to be evaluated. Hyperthyroidism , anemia etc, need to be excluded. Consult your md! ...Read more