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How To Calculate Target Heart Rate After A Heart Attack
Myocardial Infarction means some of the heart muscle dies because of insufficient oxygen supply. Most often this occurs because the coronary artery is blocked by plaque & clot. Other causes include tears in the artery wall, extremely high oxygen demand (eg, rapid arrhythmia, heart valve disorder, or severe systemic illness.) Prompt treatment can minimize heart damage & ...Read more
I got fast heart beat or heart rate without exercising my heart rate is 106 is that normal for my age at 21 can fear cause heart problems?
Ignore pop wisdom: Nobody's going to exercise scientifically for weight loss. It's a fact of human nature. Instead, you owe it to yourself to find something at least moderately strenuous that your physician approves, that you like, and that you can do with friends. Go crazy doing it, and get high from it. This "best heart rate" stuff is window dressing. Go get fit and have a great time doing it. ...Read more
When using a heart rate monitor for exercise, how do you factor into your heart range the intended effects of heart meds?
Heart rate for exerc: Theoretical maximum heart rate is 220 minus your age, so your max would be 147. Depending on your goals and fitness level your workout heart rate should be between 60-80 percent of your max, so around 90-115 beats per min. Heart medication such as a beta blocker will typically make it difficult to get the heart rate much above 100. ...Read more
Echocardiogram: I think you are confusing stress test (which is egg done while your heart is sped up by exercise or medicine) which can reveal that you have a heart at risk for attack (the location should have the emergency equipment available - ask if you don't see it). An echocardiogram uses ultrasound like a fish - finder to see inside your heart while it is working without pain or damage. ...Read more
When looking at EKG can a doctor tell the difference between fast heart rate due to anxiety, and fast rate due to vtach, afib, and other heart issues?
Yes: For the rhythm issues you listed, one can easily tell by 12 lead ECG. They are other abnormal rhythms that are more difficult to discern. ...Read more
Yes: Often in a heart cath, a left ventriculgram is done. In this image, a large volume of contrast is power injected into the left ventricular cavity to allow the doctor to watch the heart contracting. This gives information about the size, strength and wall motion of the heart muscle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
All increase: Exercise causes an increased demand for blood flow to provide oxygen to the muscles doing the work. This is accomplished by increase in heart rate and stoke volume. Since cardiac output is determined by heart rate and stroke volume, it also goes up. Blood pressure also typically increases with strenuous exercise. ...Read more
Is a stroke like a heart attack?So strokes have fast heart beats or does your heart rate stay the same?
Similar yet differen: Both result in injury due to decreased oxygen &/or blood supply to tissues. Stroke can b due 2 blood clot or bleeding; mi from blood clot or spasm of arteries to heart. Area of brain or heart affected will determine if heart increases or decreases. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not usual but it can: The fast heart beat which is generated by the lower heart chambers(ventricular tachycardia) can reduce the blood volume generated by the heart and if the subject has low preserve (some narrowing of the coronary arteries or decreased heart function) can cause ischemia t the heart. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
30 f resting heart 150bpm according to heart monitor excellent health heart rate drop to 80 when asleep is that normal? Full blood normal.
50-90: It depends on age - children normally have faster heart rates than adults. For adults, the "official" normal resting pulse is 50-90/minute. As a rule, healthy adults tend to be at the lower end of this range. Of course your heart will beat much faster with exercise. The fastest your heart usually goes with peak exercise can be estimated as 220 minus your age. ...Read more
Stress reduction: If the high heart rate is really due to stress reduction, and you don't have an abnormal arrhythmia which can also be induced by stress hormones, then relaxation and stress management techniques should help. Also avoid caffeine, alcohol, tobacco, and stimulants, in order to minimize the stress response. See your doctor for evaluation to make sure it's simply stress and not something else. ...Read more
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