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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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Is it bad if your having 120 heart rate?

Is it bad if your having 120 heart rate?

Check pulse diary: Normal heart rate is 60-100 bpm. If you have a sustained heart rate of 120 or greater get checked immediately for cardiac arrythmia ( (tachycardia)- Check your heart rate 3-4 times daily and show your diary to your local ER or physician. ...Read more

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My heart rate is at 118 bpm, is that bad?

My heart rate is at 118 bpm, is that bad?

Heart rate: Most resting heart rate normals are 80 to 100 bpm. Some people's resting heart rate is higher. Abnormal reasons for higher resting heart rate include anemia, hyperthyroidism, fever, ongoing inflammation or infection, dehydration and there is also a pathologic sinus tachycardia condition. You'd need to see a dr. And be evaluated if you're worried about your resting heart rate. ...Read more

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Is it bad that your heart rate is 125 or more everyday?

Yes: Not a normal resting rate. Seek medical attention there many things that could cause this and all require medical attention. ...Read more

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I exceeded my maximum heart rate for my age, is this bad?

I exceeded my maximum heart rate for my age, is this bad?

No: Maximum heart rate for age is a PREDICTED heart rate and is only a guideline. When I supervise treadmill stress tests, I see people exceed their predicted max everyday. As long as you feel ok (tired and winded, of course!), it's okay. ...Read more

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My heart rate is 142 is that bad for a 25 year old female?

My heart rate is 142 is that bad for a 25 year old female?

It depends: More history is required to answer this question. For example, is your heart rate fast at rest or only with excercise? If it is fast at rest it is abnormal and requires a thorough cardiovascular investigation. ...Read more

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35 yr old male, 201ibs 114/73BP heart rate goes from low of 42 and ranges up to 65/70 throughout the night, is this bad? LHR always at night

35 yr old male, 201ibs 114/73BP heart rate goes from low of 42 and ranges up to 65/70 throughout the night, is this bad? LHR always at night

Depends: Heart rate can be low when you are sleeping. Are you having any symptoms and what is the duration of the low heart rate. IF it is just a drop to low then back to high its okay as long as you are not symptomatic. Some symptoms can be dizziness, light headedness, passing out. If you are an athlete HR can be low without any symptoms. ...Read more

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Is a heart rate 30bpm above resting level bad?

Is a heart rate 30bpm above resting level bad?

Variable: Heart rate is variable... That means it is dynamic and changes depending on your mood, anxiety level, level of fitness, present activity, etc... Heart rate of 30 beats per minute above baseline could be normal depending on the situation. Talk to your doctor about your concerns. ...Read more

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Is a heart rate of 65 bad for a 17 year old male?

Resting heart rate: Normal resting heart rate may be quite different among healthy individuals. 65 is normal, but "bad" or "good" resting heart rate is not very meaningful. Often very fit athletes will have a slower resting heart rate but not always. Heart rate beat to beat variability is a little more informative about cardiovascular fitness. ...Read more

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Is it bad to have a fast heart rate if you are a runner?

Is it bad to have a fast heart rate if you are a runner?

The opposite is true: It is bad not to have a fast heart rate if you're a runner. ...Read more

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My heart rate hit 200 during a hard workout, is this bad?

My heart rate hit 200 during a hard workout, is this bad?

No: The "target" heart rate during exercise is different for people of different ages. Although the typical maximal age-predicted heart rate for a 40 year-old would be around 180, a vigorous workout could produce heart rates of 200 beats per minute without being abnormal for you. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's bad for your heart rate to slow down?

Please advise if it's bad for your heart rate to slow down?

Heart rate: Heart rate is usually not a constant. It goes up and down all the time depending on circumstances. Some people can go too fast or too slow at times. If the heart slows down too much, it can be 'bad'. Slowing down within normal parameters is a normal function. ...Read more

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Is an elevated heart rate over 100+ for over 2 days --bad at 70?

Is an elevated heart rate over 100+ for over 2 days --bad at 70?

Similar to fever: It's not bad in and of itself, but it's an indication that your system is stressed by something, just like fever isn't harmful but is a sign of infection. You need a checkup, sir. ...Read more

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Is it bad if you've had an elevated heart rate over 100+ for over 2 days?

Rapid heart rate: It depends. If you run a fever, drink a lot of coffee or other caffeine-containing beverages, run around, are excited, or are in a very hot environment, it may be a normal response. If your heart rate stays that way even if you sit quietly in a cool environment, you probably should see a phy7sician. ...Read more

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I have a bad insonmia. Is it affecting my heart? Would it affect my heart rate? And what should I do.

I have a bad insonmia. Is it affecting my heart? Would it affect my heart rate? And what should I do.

Insomnia: There is acute insomnia or chronic insomnia, acute insomnia is less than 3 months and chronic is more than 3 to 6 months
please identify the stressor that caused this, it could be move to a different time zone, financial, relation stress etc.
Google sleep hygiene
you may need short term meds like ambien
cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia works best according to studies. ...Read more

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When working out, I my heart rate tends to read a bit higher than normal around 190bpm during vigorous exercise, but I don't feel bad. It's this ok?

When working out, I my heart rate tends to read a bit higher than normal around 190bpm during vigorous exercise, but I don't feel bad. It's this ok?

Rapid recovery: With vigorous exercise this is not very abnormal as long as your normal heart rate returns after a few minutes' rest. You could go through a treadmill stress test to document that there are no significant problems. ...Read more

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Is a heart rate85-100 unhealthy if just in bed watching tv and I'm a labor worker is there achance if heart rate is 115-125during work have bad effect?

Is a heart rate85-100 unhealthy if just in bed watching tv and I'm a labor worker is there achance if heart rate is 115-125during work have bad effect?

Heart rate: A higher resting heart rate in absence of symptoms, if new, should be evaluated;why if healthy and active do you feel the need to check your HR? ...Read more

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Resting heart rate is 128 bpm. Is this bad?

Tachycardia: That is high for an adult resting heart rate. See your dr. For an evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it ever bad to have a resting heart rate of 50?

Is it ever bad to have a resting heart rate of 50?

Not necessarily: If you're not on medications, normal resting heart resting heart rate is around 60 - 100 beats per minute. However, some people who physically fit/in shape, athletes, or those who are involved in a lot of physical activity can have heart rate less than 60. It becomes a concern if you get symptomatic from it; which includes, feeling fatigue, dizzy/lightheaded, passing out, weakness, etc., see a DR ...Read more

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Is a heart rate of 50 bad for a women who is 82 yr old?

Is a heart rate of 50 bad for a women who is 82 yr old?

Bradi: Could be related to medications. If she is not takings meds, at least an ekg should be done to know what kind of bradycardia she has. ...Read more