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Dr. Jonathan Blank
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Is a resting heart rate of 120bpm bad for a 19yr old otherwise generally healthy female?

Is a resting heart rate of 120bpm bad for a 19yr old otherwise generally healthy female?

Tachycardia: Yes. As we age out heart rates decrease from normal newborn rates 120-160 to adult rates 60- 90 by early adolescent. A baseline of 120 at 19 pre exercise is exceedingly fast and should be evaluated with an MD soon with an ECG and other cardiac evaluation for arrthymias or congenital disease either cardiac or pulmonary or some other underlying diseases anemia cancers infection ...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


Dr. Carrie Cannon
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My resting heart rate has been 100-130 for 2-3 years. I'm a 23 year old healthy female in my second year of medical school. Should I worry about this?

My resting heart rate has been 100-130 for 2-3 years. I'm a 23 year old healthy female in my second year of medical school. Should I worry about this?

Cardiology: Yes, you should see a Cardiologist, discontinue any energy drinks, decongestants, coffee, tea, Moutain Dew or other stimulants for now. That is abnormally high for a resting heart rate. A Holter monitor or event monitor might be instructive. At least see your primary care physician for an EKG and advice. If you are overweight, then start a weight loss program with a reduced calorie diet as well. ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph Shen
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29 yr old female, good health 125lbs, resting heart rate ranges from 109-130. How do I know when I should see somebody for this?

29 yr old female, good health 125lbs, resting heart rate ranges from 109-130. How do I know when I should see somebody for this?

If you develop: Symptoms, such as shortness of breath, chest pain, palpitations, etc. However, if you have known medical conditions such as anemia, COPD etc. You may need to let your doctor know, especially this is new... Best luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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What is a healthy resting heart rate for a male?

What is a healthy resting heart rate for a male?

55-80: Typically 55-80 BPM but can be lower in highly athletic individuals. ...Read more

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How come a person with a low resting heart rate is healthier than a person with a higher resting heart?

How come a person with a low resting heart rate is healthier than a person with a higher resting heart?

Fitness: An individual who is in better fitness shape will need to have their heart pump less often to supply blood and oxygen to their body. So if that person does strenuous exercise there will be a greater range for the heart to increase to supply oxygen to the muscles used in exercise. Obviously there is also an efficiency training effect with exercise, but that is a brief explanation. ...Read more

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
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What is the ideal resting heart rate if you are a women between 60-70 years old?

What is the ideal resting heart rate if you are a women between 60-70 years old?

Variable: There are many things that can influence your resting heart rate including endocrine, genetic, familial, psychological and metabolic issues. In general your resting heart rate would be in the range of 50 to 70. If you are very athletic it will be lower and if you are obese or on medications it could be considerably higher. ...Read more

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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I've got a resting heart rate of 30-40 beats per minute. Is that healthy?

I've got a resting heart rate of 30-40 beats per minute. Is that healthy?

Heart rate: 30-40 can be normal but it is slow. You should discuss this with your doctor to know if that is your own normal. People in great aerobic shape and some genetically have that normal rate, for some however it is very abnormal, get checked by your doc if you haven't already. ...Read more

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