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Heart Pumping At 35 Percent
Double pneumonia, coughing up blood, heart pumping at 5 percent and a clot or tumor on left ventricle of heart. How serious is this?
Very serious: Any one of those conditions by itself is a very serious issue. I hope whoever had all these is at least not suffering in pain. ...Read more
My dad is 65, nowdays he is feeling very tensed. His heart pumping reduced to 35. Can someone suggest what to do now.?
Cardiologist: He needs the care of an excellent cardiologist. Do not let anybody brush you off. Investigation is needed if not done! Age discrimination exists! Cost discrimination really exists! Make sure the doctor tries really hard to manage regardless of dads insurance! many with poor insurance are neglected! I have seen it all! Your dad deserves what senators get! He is just as deserving! ...Read more
Things back up...: If the heart can't pump as much blood as it is receiving, then blood backs up, first into the lungs and then into the right side of the heart and then into the rest of the body. ...Read more
Electromechanical: Bit tough to know what you're asking, but simply the heart is a mechanical organ with two pumps in series, one pumping blood to the lungs for oxygenation, the other pumping oxygenated blood to the rest of the body. The trigger for the pumping is a complex electrical system at multiple levels with pacemakers and conduction "wires" causing rhythmic contractions. Diseases can affect both components. ...Read more
Exercise: Sometimes when you stretch you decrease your venous return transiently and this can cause the heart rate to increase. ...Read more
Closed system: The left ventricle contracts sending blood into the aorta. The circulatory system is a closed loop. Blood traverses the capillary beds and returns to the right atrium. Very briefly, that's how it works. ...Read more
Laying on left side causes my heart to feel like it's gurgling/struggling to pump? It feels heavy. Kind of feeling it when standing up as well.
My heart slowed down and felt like it did a flip, sort of like it pumped hard once and then sped back up, is this normal?
Heart: Often younger people will have some irregularity in their heart rate. The safest thing to do is see your doctor and have an EKG and a Holter study to monitor your heart rhythm. All the best. ...Read more
I'm 25 yr old male, exercise, and eat mostly healthy. Is it normal to sit or lay for awhile and when I stand up my heart pumps a bit harder?
Normal: Yes, that's normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Feeling: Since it isn't likely you are feeling what you say, there are lots of possibilities. A clear description of the sensation you are feeling might help an explanation. ...Read more
Yes: Good question but wondering why you asked. I had to look it up. The tension is higher with higher stroke volumes and appears to be 50-75 gms. ...Read more
Is it bad to do short 5 minute intense workouts that raise my heart rate really quick and cause heart to pump hard?
HIT Training: What you are basically describing is a short version of High Intensity Training (HIT) is a form of strength training popularized in the 1970s by Arthur Jones, the founder of Nautilus. The training focuses on performing quality weight training repetitions to the point of momentary muscular failure. Given your age I would recommend you speaking to you physician before going on any longer. ...Read more
When I feel my heart it's pumping very quick after climbing steps, is that dangerous? Do I have to stop this activity every day?
No, that means U R: Still alive! Any physical or strenuous activity will make your heart race to increase flow and supply blood and oxygen to different parts of the body esp the muscles of the extremities. Certain symptoms such as chest pain, passing out, dizziness headache with physical exertion warrant more work up. ...Read more
Want to reduce my weight but when I do exercise, my heart pumps so high tht even I can't take normal breathe. My condition bcme so bad : (?
Exercise: You are probably overdoing it. You need to start slowly and build up slowly. Try walking for a half hour at a time comfortably and slowly build up distance increasing no more frequently than every 2 weeks. Also get checked by your doc to be sure no problems interfering. ...Read more
Male 22. Started excercising 30mins a day. How long will it take for my heart to hold and pump more blood per beat? I've been doing it 2 weeks
Cardiac fitness: 4-6 weeks of daily aerobic fitness is a good target to achieve measureable improvements in your cardiovascular function. You can monitor your heart rate and see how both your resting heart rate goes down and your return to normal after exercise both improve after a few weeks. ...Read more
On the echo my heart was pumping at 66. Is that ok and is it at that moment in time or does it change throughout the day depending on activity?
Normal: 66% is normal. Anything over 55% is normal. Understand: it is abnormal to be too high. You're just right. To answer the rest of your question: normal EF tends to stay in the normal range but the exact number can vary depending on loading conditions, hormonal influence, and the means used to measure it. ...Read more
But 2 days ago it was hurting and wasn't a heart beat but it was like a pumping it did it like 4 or 5 times then it felt little better what was it
Pumping: There isn't enough information in your question to give a useful answer. I suggest you reword it with a clear description of what you are feeling. ...Read more
If you are asking if the heart can stop pumping due to anesthesia, the answer is yes. This is typically prevented by close monitoring of the cardiovascular system during anesthesia and is extremely unusual.
If the heart is pumping however, it will continue to pump any anesthesia that is in the bloodstream. ...Read more
Other tests used to measure ef include cardiac catheterization, magnetic resonance imaging (mri), computed tomography (ct), and nuclear medicine scans
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Varies: Normal heart rate varies between 60-100 BPM throughout the day ...Read more
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