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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

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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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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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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19 y/o female, generally healthy, not very active (not overweight though). Been anxious about my heart lately, as my resting heart rate feels slow/I feel tired often. Resting BPM is usually around 55-60. It'll go up with exercise, but I'm worried?

19 y/o female, generally healthy, not very active (not overweight though). Been anxious about my heart lately, as my resting heart rate feels slow/I feel tired often. Resting BPM is usually around 55-60. It'll go up with exercise, but I'm worried?

Anxiety: I understand your concern. “I feel tired often” indicates feeling overwhelmed with stresses in your life. Stress can cause anxiety and depression. Heart rate going up with exercise indicates good functioning heart. Feel the Wonder of 3 Billion muscle cells in Heart working together to send blood with Oxygen to every part of body due to which we are alive. See Psychiatrist for Therapy , Medication ...Read more

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32 female healthy weight. Resting heart rate has been at 120 for 4 hours. Should I go to ER? No anxiety

32 female healthy weight.  Resting heart rate has been at 120 for 4 hours. Should I go to ER? No anxiety

It is not normal: for a person your age to have a persistent resting heart rate over 120 BPM in the absence of significant clinical issues (fever, pain, anxiety, dehydration, anemia, thyroid disorder.) It would be important to diagnose the etiology of your arrhythmia as this will help to target treatment in the future. Go to the ER now. Do not delay. ...Read more

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What's the healthy resting heart rate for an Asian male, 35 years old?

What's the healthy resting heart rate for an Asian male, 35 years old?

Heart Rate: During sleep, HR in healthy people can even go as low as 30s. As long as asymptomatic, no problem. Upto 100 is normal by definition, however, resting and above 80 concerns us for a number of conditions. ...Read more

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My resting heart rate 107, am i at risk of any serious health problems?

My resting heart rate 107, am i at risk of any serious health problems?

Tachycardia: Most resting heart rate normals are 80 to 100 bpm. Some people's resting heart rate is higher. Abnormal reasons for higher resting heart rate include anemia, hyperthyroidism, fever, ongoing inflammation or infection, dehydration and there is also a pathologic sinus tachycardia condition. You'd need to see a dr. And be evaluated if you're worried about your resting heart rate. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is a resting heart rate of 93 for a 26 year old female bad?

Can you tell me is a resting heart rate of 93 for a 26 year old female bad?

Heart rate: 93 is a relatively high resting rate, you should be on a regular exercise program and perhaps get checked to be sure you are not anemic or hyperthyroid. ...Read more

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I am 43 yr old female and my resting heart rate is always between 40 and 60? Is that good?

I am 43 yr old female and my resting heart rate is always between 40 and 60? Is that good?

Low Heart Rate: Low is much better than high when it comes to heart beat. This normal may just be normal for you and that is fine. As long as you are able to easily go about your daily activities there is nothing here to be concerned about. ...Read more

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My resting heart rate is between 110 and 120. Is this normal? I am 5'9" and 120 lbs., 34, female.

My resting heart rate is between 110 and 120.  Is this normal?  I am 5'9" and 120 lbs., 34, female.

No: It is not normal. It can be a side effect of quetiapine. A search for other causes is reasonable: thyroid excess, anemia, fever, infection, emotional upset, and pain are typical. More ominous causes include av fistula, congestive heart failure, or sepsis. A 24 hr heart recording would be helpful (to see your hr during sleep). ...Read more

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What should my resting heart rate and max heart rate be? I'm a 48yr old female who exercises 4-5 days/wk.

Yes: Resting heart rate is normally between 60-90. It can be lower for athletes or very fit people. The maximum heart rate is 220 minus the person's age. The recommendation for moderate intensity exercise is to maintain heart rate at 50-70% of the maximum heart rate. ...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?

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

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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