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Doctor insights on: Heart Rate Stays High After Exercise

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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What does it mean if my heart rate was really high during exercise and stays at 110 over an hour and a half after exercise? is it anxiety?

What does it mean if my heart rate was really high during exercise and stays at 110 over an hour and a half after exercise? is it anxiety?

LargestPossibilities: =anxiety/fear/pain &/or congestive heart failure. Heart rate controlled by brain. Like rest of body, heart follows orders from brain (many cycles/second). Sensors from heart, blood vessels, rest of body provide extensive feedback to brain: a complex Soul?Mind?Brain?Body integrated system which allows life, despite only partially understood. Getting/studying an https://goo.gl/GeFVdU could help. ...Read more

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Heart rate stays at 160 after exercise for 30 minutes? Never happened before? Healthy resting ecg?

Heart rate stays at 160 after exercise for 30 minutes? Never happened before? Healthy resting ecg?

Holter: Exercise usually increase the heart rate but it should stay that fast so long after finishing the exercise. You may need holter monitor to see if it is sinus or you have abnormal heart rhythm. Please see your pcp. ...Read more

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Why does my heart rate stay elevated for 2-3 hours after exercise?

Why does my heart rate stay elevated for 2-3 hours after exercise?

Likely abnormal: http://www.heart.com/heart-rate-chart.html. I have the impression that it is too long to go back to baseline. What is your resting pulse? How old are you? What medicines do you take? Have you had any cardiac arrhythmias? Did you drink caffeine after exercise? Are you taking enhancers to develop muscle mass?How often and since when this happens? ...Read more

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Y would diastolic BP lower after exercise, is that normal. How quickly should your heart rate go up during exercise and how far. Is 80 high resting ra?

Y would diastolic BP lower after exercise, is that normal. How quickly should your heart rate go up during exercise and how far. Is 80 high resting ra?

Yes!: Normally diastolic blood pressure will fall during exercise and for several hours afterwards. This is because off vasodilation that normally occurs. Systolic BP should always rise. However, in hypertension, the diastolic pressure will rise too, imposing an unnecessary work load on the heart. Increase in heart rate is based on exercise intensity. Normally the HR max is 220-age in years. ...Read more

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My heartbeat feels very weak and the artery in my neck feels strained, after exercise feels worse heart rate high but can't feel it, cardio tests OK ?

My heartbeat feels very weak and the artery in my neck feels strained, after exercise feels worse heart rate high but can't feel it, cardio tests OK 
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Weak heart beat: Not enough information and no question. I do not know what you mean by heartbeat. Do u mean pulse in your wrist? I do not know what you mean by artery in neck feels strained. I have never in 50 yeArs of seeing patients have someone tell me this. Heart rate should be high after exercise. Maybe this is all lost in translation. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for heart rate to recover after exercise?

How long is it supposed to it take for heart rate to recover after exercise?

Exercise: In general the rate drops at least 10per cent in the first minute post exercise, depending on conditioning level a variable time after to return to baseline. The better the conditioning the more rapid return to baseline. By 10 minutes resting most people should be back to baseline unless perhaps ran a marathon, etc. ...Read more

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My BP goes up to about 135-150/70 immediately after exercise then drops to 118/65 shortly after. Heart rate drops to 50. Is this normal?

My BP goes up to about 135-150/70 immediately after exercise then drops to 118/65 shortly after. Heart rate drops to 50. Is this normal?

Can be normal: A modest rise in blood pressure is a normal response to exercise (a rise of about 5%) an exaggerated jump in blood pressure (15%) can be an indication for an increase future risk cardiovascular problems such as carotid artery blockage studies warn. Your response looks normal. ...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