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How High Does Your Heart Rate Get When Dancing
My heart rate getting really high lately. I will run up the steps and it will be 120. I was dancing and it was 146. Is it because I am out of shape?
Conditioning: There are many activities that will cause an increase in heart rate. A rise in heart rate with physical activity is a normal response. To calculate maximum heart rate for age, use this calculation: 220 - age http://www. Heart. Org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/PhysicalActivity/FitnessBasics/Target-Heart-Rates_UCM_434341_Article. Jsp#.VlMHgM53_7U ...Read more
What are appropriate heart rates for a 6yo resting to sitting to standing. 48lbs. 44in. Resting heart rate typically 100. Goes to 145 with dancing.?
In a normal child...: Resting heart rates and exercising heart rates can be like those numbers, in a normal child. That being said, having those "numbers in the normal range" does not confirm anything about a child's health status (they're just numbers). If there are worries, a parent can bring them up at the annual check-up, or make an extra appointment sooner to talk about them. ...Read more
Heart rate: First you need to know what's normal. Normal resting heart rate is between 60 and 100 beats per minute. You also need to define what excercise in terms of type of activity and duration to determine how your heart rate is affected. My advice is to record your heart rate during rest and different activities and consult your GP ...Read more
Hey, I'm 38 y/o fm. I have been having weird palpitations..... sometimes heart rate going up into 120s and I haven't done anything to get that high?
Investiate: A recording of your heart rhythm (24 hours, 48 hrs, 2 weeks, or 4 weeks, etc) would be extremely useful for determining what's going on. You will be asked to keep a diary of your activities during symptoms. It's possible that your heart is beating normally but fast or, alternatively, in an abnormal rhythm. The causes and treatment of the 2 are different. ...Read more
I get high 180 heart rate at night but woke up this morning with a heart rate of 36. What can cause such variability?
Arrhythmia: A heart rate of 180, given your age, is approaching the maximum heart rate that doctor's expect when doing "usual" activities (in this case, exercise) without an underlying disorder. If u get this heart rate while sleeping or resting, then u could have atrial fibrilllation (A-fib) or another arrhythmia. In the morning, ur heart compensates by slowing down to rest (the only way). See a cardiologist ...Read more
Why does my heart rate get so high when I get out of bed or when I stand up after sitting for awhile. I would estimate it at 130/140 bpm?
Heart rate: The heart rate typically goes up on such a position change to compensate for the blood pooled in the lower extremities. You may have less tone to push venous return back up when you get up or an exaggerated heart rate response. You could be relatively dehydated or have low vascular resistance. Your doctor can check for these. ...Read more
I'm a high level athlete and sometimes my resting heart rate will sit around 105-110, I get really tired from it. Its usually in the 70's. Is this normal?
No: That is too fast a resting heart rate for anyone except an infant. Causes of rapid resting rates are overactive thyroid or other endocrinopathies. Fevers, anxiety, caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, certain medications containing adrenalin like substances. Your physician will take a thorough history, examine you and order appropriate tests. Referral to a cardiologist may be advised. ...Read more
What does an elevated resting heart rate in athlete mean? Resting hr is around 85-90. get tired with exercise. Shouldn't it be in the 60's?? im a high level athlete
Rapid heart rate: Rapid resting heart rate (over 90) is seen with fever, anxiety, overactive thyroid, caffeine, alcohol, nicotine use, certain medications like Sudafed or stimulants. The average athlete's resting heart rate is in the 50-60 range. A cardiac evaluation as well as thyroid, blood pressure levels, EKG, echocardiogram, outpatient heart monitor test, treadmill stress test may be scheduled. ...Read more
I'm a 44 active, healthy female. When I workout I get my heart rate up to 171-172. Is this ok, or too high?
220-age = Max: You are achieving your maximal heart rate which isn't necessarily bad but also not additionally beneficial. You will achieve similar benefit from attaining and maintaining 85% which would be around 150 BPM. Back down your routine just a little. You are 44 not 22. What you lose in age you gain in experience over those younger athletes. ...Read more
When I get excited about something, my heart rate is elevated and I tend to poo often. What causes this?
I have heart related anxiety, my heart use to race and be elevated most of the day but now my heart rate remains 50 - 65 although I am anxious and jumps to 90 when standing. Also get skipped beats when standing. I am 27 5'8 140 lbs. Anxiety?
I do not sweat, if I get overheated I start to feel faint and flusterd and heart rate gets dangerously high. Makes it hard to work out.
Anhydrosis: If you really do not sweat you could have one of several inherited defects in the pathway, or take a medicine which stops sweating or you might be dehydrated. A sweat test could make the diagnosis. You could become quickly overheated even up to the level of a heat stroke. Avoid activities which would normally require sweating to cool the body. ...Read more
Just got prescribed vyvansa. Nervous about it causing high heart rate. Is that common? Should I get it checked? Can I take iron pills on vyvansa?
Heart rate is: Part of its normal effect but it is usually not a problem. You can take iron pills but make sure you need them! ...Read more
My heart rate is over the 100. I never exercise and get fatigued pretty soon during exercise since I was a child. Why is my heart rate this high?
Out of shape?: Probably because you're out of shape. Talk to your doctor about a safe exercise regimen. It usually starts with regular fast walking. ...Read more
When I have alcohol more often than not I get an elevated heart rate. Is it the sugar in the alcohol?
No: The likely cause of increased heart rate with alcohol ingestion is vasodilation. That is, alcohol causes your blood vessels to dilate leading to a chain reaction in the body resulting in a rise in heart rate. There have been some consideration that alcohol may affect the vagal stimulation of the heart, preventing a compensatory slowing of the heart rate, but this has not been proven. ...Read more
When I go to the gym and run on the treadmill my heart rate will get as high as 196 within a short period of time. Is this something to worry about?
Having high heart rate 130 faster when I stand vision starts blurring as heart rate climbs I get dizzy when I have a skipped beat I gasp for a breath?
I get high heart rate due to dysautonomia (POTS) I just took zithrmoax for sinus headache about 2 hours ago, but now HR VERY fast, concerning?
Heart rate: If you have a very rapid heart rate you need to see your doctor as soon as possible. If she/he cannot find a solution you must be referred to a cardiologist! ...Read more
Worsening high blood pressure 155/95, heart rate 100-120 jumps to 150 when I stand and get dizzy with sharp headaches. Only last for a few sec. Help?
I have high blood pressure and heart rate and am on bystolic (nebivolol) to control it. Can I get a tattoo? Or would it be dangerous?
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Need to get wisdom teeth removed. On beta blocker and CCB for high heart rate. Will this change anything for me? Or will it be normal procedure?
See below: Speak to your oral surgeon prior to the extractions and the appropriate clearances will be obtained from your MD. ...Read more
When I do cardio related exercise, I get palpitations when my heart rate gets high. Is that normal? Have sickle cell trait, hasn't caused problems though
See a Cardiologist.: You are very young, if there is any concern about your heart, take no chances. See a Cardiologist for a complete evaluation. ...Read more
I have high blood pressure and heart rate. My doc is about to put me on Zoloft (sertraline) 50 mg. I read Zoloft (sertraline) can cause qt prolongation. Will I get this if I start the zoloft (sertraline)? What are the chances?
Been having a Hard time breathing, feeling like I cant get enough air. Swelling in legs and feet. Have issues with high heart rate and low blood press?
See a doctor: It is difficult to properly assess your complaints over the internet. You need to see a doctor in person for a proper evaluation. ...Read more