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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


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Does remeron (mirtazapine) lower your heart rate?

Does remeron (mirtazapine) lower your heart rate?

Possible: Remeron (mirtazapine) has been reported to be associated with a lower heart rate but this is not a common side effect and is not typically a dangerous finding. ...Read more

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Can enalapril maleate lower your heart rate?

Can enalapril maleate lower your heart rate?

No: Enalapril is an ace inhibitor. It does not lower heart rate like beta blocker or calcium channel blocker (such as Diltiazem or verapamil). ...Read more

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What should I do to lower my heart rate?

What should I do to lower my heart rate?

Exercise: Exercise training will lower resting heart rates. Avoid stimulants like caffeine. ...Read more

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Why does water lower my heart rate?

Why does water lower my heart rate?

Dehyrated?: If you're dehydrarated which causes a faster heart rate, drinking a lot of water and correcting your dehydration will correct and slow your heart rate. ...Read more

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Will quiting smoking lower my heart rate?

Will quiting smoking lower my heart rate?

It is likely: Smoking dramatically increases heart attack risk due in large part to damage to coronary (heart) blood vessels. One sign of decreasing heart health may be an increase in resting and exercising heart rate. Although heart rate may be elevated for any number of reasons, smoking cessation is bound to lower it. Importantly, heart attack risk returns to normal about 3 years after quitting! ...Read more

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Does hyperglycemia increase/decrease heart rate?

Depends: High blood glucose can cause several problems depending on how high the levels are and how quickly they became high.

Before the heart rate is affected your would have other metabolic problems including dehydration, dizziness and even coma. The heart rate may increase secondary to this.

Your doctor should make the diagnosis of hyperglycemia and help you control it. ...Read more

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Does hyperglycemia increase or decrease your heart rate?

Does hyperglycemia increase or decrease your heart rate?

Neither: No direct effect. Hyperglycemia causes osmotic diuresis which can lead to dehydration and that causes the heart rate to increase, especially when moving from a recumbant position to standing. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I could lower my resting my heart rate?

Can you tell me if I could lower my resting my heart rate?

Yes.: Conditioning, meditation, stopping caffeine, some medications -- all could lower resting heart rate. See a doctor for a more complete assessment of your heart health and a plan to be a healthy as possible. ...Read more

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Can anybody give me advice to lower my resting my heart rate?

Can anybody give me advice to lower my resting my heart rate?

Heart rate: Jogging 3miles a day can lower your resting rate by 1 bpm/month after about 6 weeks of exercise. It is necessary to maintain the exercise program to maintain the lower resting heart rate. ...Read more

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Basically, does hyperglycemia increase or decrease heart rate?

Basically, does hyperglycemia increase or decrease heart rate?

Decrease: In general it decreases. When cells are bathed in too much glucose this changes the osmotic potential and they get sluggish and lethargic. Not enough blood glucose (hypoglycemia) tends to cause the opposite including adrenaline surge in the body that increases heart rate. ...Read more

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Why does my heart rate decrease when I stand up after sleeing?

Dizzy Spell?: Orthostatic hypotension, also known as postural hypotension (dizzy spells) is a form of hypotension in which a person's blood pressure suddenly falls when standing up or stretching. The symptom is caused by blood pooling in the lower extremities upon a change in body position. It is quite common and can occur briefly in anyone. ...Read more

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Is having a heart rate lower than 60bpm normal? Mine is 54bpm at rest

Is having a heart rate lower than 60bpm normal? Mine is 54bpm at rest

Heart rate: Many people who are fit and physically active will have a heart rate in the 50's. Can be sign of being healthy. Meds such as n blockers will keep pulse low. If you symptomatic with chest pain or getting light headed get checked ...Read more

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When you increase your level of activity, does your heart rate increase or decrease?

When you increase your level of activity, does your heart rate increase or decrease?

Increases: If it doesn't increase, you need to see a doctor! (the condition is called "chronotropic incompetence"). ...Read more

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I'm 20 years old and my heart rate is 86 is that normal and what should I do to make it lower?

I'm 20 years old and my heart rate is 86 is that normal and what should I do to make it lower?

Pulse: Heart rates vary during the course of the day, with activity, with emotion, with dehydration. 86 can be normal. Drink plenty of water and exercise regularly. Good luck! ...Read more

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If I can lower my heart rate by 12 BPM within 10 minutes, can I still be considered tachycardic?

If I can lower my heart rate by 12 BPM within 10 minutes, can I still be considered tachycardic?

Not sure of question: Tachycardia is defined as a rapid heart rate often defined greater than 100 bpm. Most of the time this is benign and can be a result of fear, tension, exercise, etc. It can be a sign of serious issues as well. Lowering your heart rate by 12 BPM doesn't really tell me what your resting heart rate is. Also how do you lower it. Talk with your doctor - a simple history, exam and ECG will let you know. ...Read more

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If you are studying for school. Should your heart rate be higher or lower then normal? Or is there no effect?

If you are studying for school. Should your heart rate be higher or lower then normal? Or is there no effect?

Normal rate: As long as you are not stressed out, studying by itself should have no affect on your heart rate. Hopefully you re not drinking too much coffee or taking stimulants. ...Read more

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Why is it I cannot get my heart rate lower then 85 usually during the day until bedtime when I am tired or early in the morning when its 50-69 bpm?

NORMAL: Heart rate increase with activities and gets lower with rest. Are you having any symptoms?
If you are not: you should not be taking your pulse and create unnecessary anxiety.
None of the supplements you are taking are doing you any good.
Exercise, eat well and maybe a multivitamin are all you need. ...Read more

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Could it be strange the my resting heart rate is lower?

Could it be strange the my resting heart rate is lower?

Possible.: Some people have a slow heart rate due to excellent conditioning. The important things are your symptoms and blood pressure. Symptomatic bradycardia (slow heart rate) can be serious, but it is treatable. See a doctor. ...Read more

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What can I eat to lower my heart rate?

Nothing really: Best way to lower your heart rate is regular exercise & avoidance of stimulants (caffeine & nicotine). ...Read more

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How to decrease heart rate but still get a good workout?

How to decrease heart rate but still get a good workout?

Better shape: The harder you work the higher your heart rate. As a general rule, the better shape you are in, the lower your resting pulse. Unless you are on medication (beta blocker or some calcium channel blockers) your heart rate will increase with any reasonable work out. ...Read more

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Increase breaks to decrease heart rate while working out?

Increase breaks to decrease heart rate while working out?

Decrease heart rate: If you want to lower your heart rate when exercising then simply lower the intensity of your workout. For example, if you are running then slow your run and decrease your arm swing. Stopping completely will lower your heart rate but once you return to the same intensity your heart rate will likely go back to the same level. ...Read more