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Been in sports all my life.19 and fit. I haven't done much cardio or sports much in the last year (graduated HS). Heart rate was 45 a few times,bad?

Been in sports all my life.19 and fit. I haven't done much cardio or sports much in the last year (graduated HS). Heart rate was 45 a few times,bad?

Heart rate: If you're doing fine otherwise, no big deal about HR 45, in fact it can be a sign of being in really good aerobic condition ...Read more

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Chance I have marfan's? Rapid sports fatigue, heart murmurs a few months ago for ~1 week, & sev. myopia (-13D), astig, bad floaters, + loose retina

Chance I have marfan's? Rapid sports fatigue, heart murmurs a few months ago for ~1 week, & sev. myopia (-13D), astig, bad floaters, + loose retina

See doctor: It sees that you may have some of the features and thus best to consult your doctor about this so that you can take proper precautions. ...Read more

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I have a heart beating , and I wanna ask is the sport good for me or no ? Tanx

I have a heart beating , and I wanna ask is the sport good for me or no ? Tanx

Oy: I am so glad you have a beating heart! suggest you talk with a doctor face to face since i think you might want to express more detail than in your question. Perhaps wait until that conversation occurs before any vigorous activity? ...Read more

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I do a lot of sports 5days a week i don't eat sult and my blodd pruser is 135over 85 with 59 heart bit it is good...

I do a lot of sports 5days a week i don't eat sult and my blodd pruser is 135over 85 with 59 heart bit it is good...

Prehypertension: Blood pressure is not ideal and would fall into prehypertension range. It is excellent that you are exercising regularly and are on low salt diet. Weight loss may help. Also try to avoid taking advil (ibuprofen) regularly and take Acetaminophen instead if possible. Pain such as headache would also raise bp. ...Read more

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Hi! I did a session of intense sport yesterday. Few hours after, my hearts started skipping beat every two seconds or so for hours straight....

Athlete arrhythmia: Arrhythmias are not infrequently documented in athletes and can be a source of morbidity and mortality, particularly ventricular tachyarrhythmias leading to sudden cardiac death. Other types of arrhythmias are more benign. Having a history of syncope is concerning. Workup should at least start with a 12 lead ECG. ...Read more

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Do sports drinks lower heart rate?

Do sports drinks lower heart rate?

Water will, too: If fast heart rate is due to dehydration, rehydration in any form will lower it. Water is the best choice, unless very strenuous, prolonged exercise, then sports drinks may have some slight advantage. Never count caffeinated or alcoholic beverages as rehydration, they actually work as diuretics and make the problem worse. ...Read more

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Hello, my regular heart record is 115, and i never did sports, how am i supposed to regulate a lower record? And doing sports harmful ?

Hello, my regular heart record is 115, and i never did sports, how am i supposed to regulate a lower record? And doing sports harmful ?

Very difficult to : Regulate your own heart rate. More importantly is finding out why your heart rate is 115/min. Obesity/physical deconditioning, hyperthyroid state, excess caffeine and energy drinks, dehydration, arrhythmias etc. I will recommend to see a physician before starting any physical activities like exercising. ...Read more

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Playing a sport intensely,gets my heart to start beatting very fast (2 beats per sec),lasting for more than an hour even if I stopped playing.W is it?

Playing a sport intensely,gets my heart to start beatting very fast (2 beats per sec),lasting for more than an hour even if I stopped playing.W is it?

How fast: Tachycardia during and after intense exercise could be normal or a sign of deconditioning or could be pathologic. If no other symptoms may be normal. If significant risk factors or with symptoms see your primary MD ...Read more

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How can a heart block effect my career or limit my sports activities?

How can a heart block effect my career or limit my sports activities?

It shouldn't: There are multiple types of heart block. These range from benign congenital blocks where there is no significant impact to heart function to blocks where a pacemaker is required. Even if you were one of the rare people who required a pacemaker - with modern pacemakers, normal heart function and the ability to perform your usual daily activities is the expected outcome. ...Read more