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Why does a baby and an adult have different heart beat rates?

Why does a baby and an adult have different heart beat rates?

Proportional to size: Heart rates are proportional to the size of the human and in fact in all mammals the rate is generally proportional to size with just a few exceptions. Therefore a child will have a faster basic rate than an adult on average if they are otherwise normal. ...Read more

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Can your heart beat super fast during sleep paralysis happend to me last night couldn't move talk and my heart was racing so fast. My rates normal now?

Can your heart beat super fast during sleep paralysis happend to me last night couldn't move talk and my heart was racing so fast. My rates normal now?

Heart beat: It can... But the more important question is why and what type of heart rhythm do you have. For that you will need to see your physician and he will probably put a heart monitor on you to check this out. ...Read more

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Is 108 a good heart beat?

Is 108 a good heart beat?

Depends on situation: Resting heart rates normally fall between 60-100. If the heart rate is rapid, or greater than 100, it's considered a "tachycardia". Changes in rate brought about by variations in activity, diet, medication and age are normal and common. When a heart begins to race for no apparent reason, however, it can be a sign of an abnormality in the electrical pathway and is cause for evaluation. See PCP. ...Read more

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What is a by gemini heart beat?

What is a by gemini heart beat?

-geminal?: You're probably referring to a bi- or trigeminal heart beat. Typically, it refers to premature heat contractions that occur every two (bi) or three (tri) heart beats. ...Read more

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Is a heart beat of 128 BPM high?

Is a heart beat of 128 BPM high?

Yes: It's high but not necessarily abnormal. It depends on the context. ...Read more

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What is the recommend heart beat ?

What is the recommend heart beat ?

Heart rate: The normal heart rate at rest is 60-100 bpm. It goes faster with exertion, anxiety, stress, and medications or foods, like caffeine. It goes slower with rest and is usually the slowest during sleep. Athletic conditioning can also naturally lower your resting heart rate, sometimes down into the 40's and 50 bpm's. See your doctor if you're concerned your heart rate is too fast or slow. ...Read more

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What the ideal # for heart beat?

What  the  ideal  # for heart beat?

Individual: "normal" range of heart rate is 60 - 100. Many highly trained athletes have lower heart rates and are perfectly fine. The best answer is where the heart is supplying enough blood to the rest of the body to keep from feeling lightheaded or having other symptoms, and not too fast either. ...Read more

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What could cause a double heart beat?

What could cause a double heart beat?

Palpitations: Palpitations have many causes from anxiety through anatomic and physiologic abnormalities. The feeling of bounding usually relates to the volume of blood pumped with each palpitation. There is no simple single answer for the question. If you're bothered by the feeling should consult a dr. To see if the problem can be clarified. ...Read more

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How much can a heart beat in 1 minute?

60-80 bpm: The average heart rate for an adult ranges between 60 and 80 beats per minute while at rest. With activity or exercise it can increase up to 120-180 BPM depending on your age. Some athletes can have resting heart rates in the 40's. ...Read more