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Why does increase in heart rate and breathing rate accompany exercise?

Why does increase in heart rate and breathing rate accompany exercise?

Exercise: With increasing body work load and oxygen metabolic demands increasing, the heart rate will increase to increase the cardiac output and breathing rate will increase to make more oxygen available. ...Read more

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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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Could you tell me what are good exercise routines that can test the heart rate and breathing rate?

Could you tell me what are good exercise routines that can test the heart rate and breathing rate?

Aerobic exercise: Using maximal heart rate and target heart rate zones. Improve endurance and cardiac capacity by reaching 90% of mhr and staying for 2mins then resting and staying at 70% for4 mins. Increase sprinting time slowly. Stay exercising without stoping while resting after sprinting. ...Read more

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Can the breathing rate increase as the heart rate increases?

Can the breathing rate increase as the heart rate increases?

In most : Physiological situations as the heart rate increase the the o2 consumption and the co2 production increase increasing minute ventilation and respiratory rate. ...Read more

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Heart rate increase, breathing rate increase, dizzy, tremor, normal thyroid hormone? happen during excitement or anxiety. why?

Heart rate increase, breathing rate increase, dizzy, tremor, normal thyroid hormone? happen during excitement or anxiety. why?

Many possibilities: Could you be pregnant? If not, Have you had a rapid growth spurt? Sometimes during periods of rapid growth the autonomic nervous system has trouble regulating and you may need to have more salt and water in your diet. Check for a 30 beat or more difference in hr from lying down to standing. ...Read more

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What position would have a higher heart rate and breathing rate and why?

What position would have a higher heart rate and breathing rate and why?

Standing erect: When you lie or sit, your body doesn't have to fight gravity to get blood to your head. When you stand up, it does, and heart rate rises and leg blood vessels tighten to maintain blood flow to your brain. Breathing is less affected. If you have heart failure, breathing and heart rate may rise upon lying down since more blood returns to the heart than it can handle and it backs up into the lungs. ...Read more

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How many times a day is deep breathing exercise rec./day? What if you have work and school? I still need to keep my heart rate down. Advice please?

How many times a day is deep breathing exercise rec./day? What if you have work and school? I still need to keep my heart rate down. Advice please?

NoResearch, Answers: Deep breathing recommended by some, but the actual issue is relaxation, breathing, yoga, day dreaming (also called self-hypnosis), etc. Whatever works for you. People promote simplistic stuff which may, sort-of, help some (looking for mass market) yet rarely optimal for anybody. The bigger issue: reactions to life driving anger, frustration, fear, both external & especially internal (subconscious). ...Read more

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Is the breathing rate or heart rate faster when people live at high altitudes?

Is the breathing rate or heart rate faster when people live at high altitudes?

Both: At high altitudes, particularly when you first arrive there, it is normal for heart rate and breathing rate to increase. Usually, once acclimated, the heart and respiratory rate should return to normal. ...Read more

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What could be causing slight shortness of breath/breathing deeply and increased heart rate in a teenage girl?

Many things...: Heavy or long periods reduce number of red blood cells (which carry oxygen), causing heart to speed up to get them from the lungs to tissue to deposit oxygen. In a single day, red blood cells can travel 12,000 miles. Blood clot in lung must also be considered. As should fluid around the heart (pericardial effusion), anxiety, and deconditioning/obesity to name a few. Get medical evaluation ASAP. ...Read more

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Can heart rate increase without an increase in adrenaline? Singing to yourself for example, thus no pressure or stress, but still faster breathing.

Can heart rate increase without an increase in adrenaline? Singing to yourself for example, thus no pressure or stress, but still faster breathing.

Explanation : Yes! Absolutely! Heart rate increases not only with stress or physical exercise, but with any positive impression. Singing is physical activity and still adrenaline as positive component. Enjoy!! ...Read more

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Have you ever heard of these symptoms during labor: vomiting, dizziness, increased heart rate, fast paced breathing?

Have you ever heard of these symptoms during labor: vomiting, dizziness, increased heart rate, fast paced breathing?

Yea: Typically, we call it being in active labor. If you are a man, think about this: the equivalent for you would be passing a bowling ball out of your anus. Just the thought makes me nauseous. But there's other potential causes for those symptoms, dangerous ones for both mom and baby. ...Read more

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Cause of my anxiety I am constantly checking my breathing and heart rate, how can I stop this pattern?

Cause of my anxiety I am constantly checking my breathing and heart rate, how can I stop this pattern?

Constant checking: of breath, heart, or anything else is a symptom, not the cause. After your doc has ruled out medical conditions please see a mental health professional. You MAY have an anxiety disorder focusing on health or some OCD. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Carson is almost 2 years old and is breathing hard and his heart rate is 145-150. Is this normal? What should I do?

Carson is almost 2 years old and is breathing hard and his heart rate is 145-150. Is this normal? What should I do?

Go to a doctor ASAP : If he has a fever this may be normal response. However, with the limited information given I would advise seeking medical attention as soon as possible. ...Read more

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10 month old's been really sick. Her temperature's been at 102 since this friday and her breathing is faster than usual and so is her heart rate. I've been wanting to take her to the emergency but I am still hoping it'll just get better. Could this sickne

10 month old's been really sick. Her temperature's been at 102 since this friday and her breathing is faster than usual and so is her heart rate. I've been wanting to take her to the emergency but I am still hoping it'll just get better. Could this sickne

Get her checked out: For your piece of mind-it would be worth while to have your 10 month old checked if she is not responding to your "comfort" care. Fever in itself is not the danger, rather, the issue of what other symptoms are present and how long and severe it is becoming. ...Read more

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I have trouble breathing and my heart rate rises just watching tv sometimes up to 140 beats?

I have trouble breathing and my heart rate rises just watching tv sometimes up to 140 beats?

Get checked.: This may represent a heart rhythm problem or somoething as simple as anxiety. When this happens, check your pulse to see if it's really fast or just "palpitations". I would suggest having a pcp check it out to get a more definitive answer. ...Read more

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Slow breathing, but fast heart rate, what I the cause?

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Many conditions: There are many conditions associated with rapid heart rate and slow or irregular breathing, such as panic attack, drug overdose, narcotic abuse, supraventricular tachycardia, acute stress reaction, thyroid storm, acute kidney failure etc. ...Read more

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Does everyone's heart rate change when breathing?

Does everyone's heart rate change when breathing?

No: Though most people have at least a very mild fluctuation in heart rate with the respiratory cycle. This is called sinus arrythmia or sinus dysrhythmia--a normal finding. In some people, this can be quite pronounced and seem abnormal, but is perfectly normal. ...Read more

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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


Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more