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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 variation in the rate).

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Dr. George Mathew answered:

Heart rate too much.

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Dr. Ed Friedlander answered:

Why is my heart rate slow?

How slow?

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Slow pulse is common in very fit aerobic athletes, people on medications like propranolol, and people with heart block. If your resting pulse is below 50 and you are not in training, a physician's office visit might be in order.
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Dr. Rick Koch answered:

What is a normal heart rate?

Generally

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60-90bpm...
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Is Low heart rate a problem?

Possibly

if it causes symptoms of lightheadednes, dizziness,fatigue and /or low blood pressure. See your doctor.
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Does pain effect heart rate?

Absolutely

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pain will frequently increase heart rate.
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Dr. George Mathew answered:

What id a normal heart rate?

50-100BPM

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Under various physiological conditions it can vary!
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Dr. Jason D. Klein answered:

What is a healthy heart rate?

50-75

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Usually. Resting heart rate between 50 and 75 is considered healthy.
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How can find your heart rate?

Pulse

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Put two finger on your pulse just below the wrist on the thumb side (radial). Count the number of beats in 15 seconds & multiply by 4. That is your heart rate & pulse. They are the same thing
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what causes a slow heart rate?

Meds/conduction abnl

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Heart rate can be slowed by medications (beta blockers, nondihydropyridine calcium blockers, digoxin), or natural vs acquired abnormalities of conduction (age/thyroid abnormalities/enhanced vagal tone/hypoxemia/sleep apnea/myocardial fibrosis or scarring from infiltrative processes or MI, congenital transmission such as offspring of lupus patients. Eval shd focus on stability of rate/symptoms
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Dr. Bennett Werner answered:

Can dieting affect heart rate?

not per se

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But with dieting, one often becomes dehydrated if not cautious, and that causes tachycardia.
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