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Is a heart rate of 49 beats per minute healthy?

Is a heart rate of 49 beats per minute healthy?

Low pulse rate: Many very physically fit athletic people such as runners may have low testing heart rate in 40s and 50s however in older people and those not so fit may be a sign of heart disease or heart block or metabolic disease such as under active thyroid. ...Read more

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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My heart rate is 86 beats per minute. Is this normal?

My heart rate is 86 beats per minute. Is this normal?

Likely yes: The normal resting heart rate is 60 -100, though it's typically in the 60's - 70's. 86 is a little high but may still be normal for you. If you have any symptoms (shortness fo breath with exertion, chest discomfort, dizziness) see you doctor. ...Read more

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Heart rate 40 beats per minute, should I be concerned?

Heart rate 40 beats per minute, should I be concerned?

Heart Rate 40: Yes. Your heart rate is low. Need to identify underlying etiology. Any a-v blocks or thyroid problems or CAD or medication induced. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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How many beats per minute is normal for athletes heart rate?

How many beats per minute is normal for athletes heart rate?

Athletic heart: Typically a well-conditioned athlete's heart will run slower than normal because of well-conditioned autonomic reflexes as well as a larger stroke volume with each heart beat. It is NT uncommon to see resting heart rates in 40's-60's in such cases. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's unhealthy to raise your heart rate to 180 beats per minute?

Can you explain if it's unhealthy to raise your heart rate to 180 beats per minute?

Heart rate: For some people heart rates of 180bpm during exercise or stress are not problematic. For most people pushing the rate to 180 isn't necessary in conditioning or other activities. For people with sick hearts, rates of 180bpm can be very unhealthy. ...Read more

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My heart rate was 140 beats per minute. What is this? Is it dangerous?

A normal: Resting heart rate is under 100. This is high enough to suggest a stress, although just a high fever could result in this value. ...Read more

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Is a heart rate of 120 beats per minute while dancing for 13 year olds healthy???

Is a heart rate of 120 beats per minute while dancing for 13 year olds healthy???

Normal: This is well within the normal range for any teen during physical activity like dancing. ...Read more

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Hoping you can tell me, is heart rate of 49 beats per minute healthy for a 20 year old?

Hoping you can tell me, is heart rate of 49 beats per minute healthy for a 20 year old?

Depends: A heart rate of less than 60 is called bradycardia, and it is usually considered low. However, certain things can affect this, including medications you may be on which affect heart rate (if you're on any). Another thing is that if you are physically active and physically fit, your heart tends to be healthier and beat slower, which is normal. ...Read more

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Teen 15. With arrythmia, my heart rate goes to 220 beats per minute and can last for half an hour. Is this dangerous?

Teen 15. With arrythmia, my heart rate goes to 220 beats per minute and can last for half an hour. Is this dangerous?

Tachycardia: A diagnosis of the type and cause of the arrhythmia is necessary. In some people such an arrhythmia can be dangerous. It shouldn't be ignored. Once the Doc has identified the information, the Doc can tell you if the arrhythmia is dangerous in you. ...Read more

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What is the best way to lower a person's heart rate back to 60-100 beats per minute if that person has a BPM of 320 from caffeine? Thanks!

What is the best way to lower a person's heart rate back to 60-100 beats per minute if that person has a BPM of 320 from caffeine? Thanks!

Not caffeine: When you say, "bpm of 320 from caffeine" I am assuming that you are saying your heart rate is 320 beats per minute. A heart rate that fast is not simply the stimulate effects of caffeine. If your heart rate is 320 bpm, you need emergency evaluation today for arrhythmia due to an abnormal mechanism. ...Read more

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Heart rate per minute was usually in the 70's to 80's at rest. I am 60 years old and last two weeks HR has dropped to 63 beats per minute???

Heart rate per minute was usually in the 70's to 80's at rest. I am 60 years old and last two weeks HR has dropped to 63 beats per minute???

Likely normal: Generally, a resting heart rate is considered normal from about 60-100 beats per minute. However, it can be normal for some people to have slower or faster heart rates than the above. If you have added new medications or changed your diet/exercise program than this could be a cause. Speak with your doctor if you are still concerned. ...Read more

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Is a resting heart rate of 37 beats per minute okay?

Is a resting heart rate of 37 beats per minute okay?

Probably no: Unless you are an athlete and or taking beta blockers. This is probably not normal other wise see a physician to get evaluated ...Read more

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Need help. Is 126 beats per minute when resting a high heart rate?

Need help. Is 126 beats per minute when resting a high heart rate?

Yep: 126 at rest is a very much abnormal rate, unless you just finished exercising or something like that. There are many possible explanations and a good cardiac electrophysiologist can help you sort all that out. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I've got a resting heart rate of 30-40 beats per minute. Is that healthy?

I've got a resting heart rate of 30-40 beats per minute. Is that healthy?

Heart rate: 30-40 can be normal but it is slow. You should discuss this with your doctor to know if that is your own normal. People in great aerobic shape and some genetically have that normal rate, for some however it is very abnormal, get checked by your doc if you haven't already. ...Read more

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Why does my heart rate rise to 110 beats per minute when I eat gluten, it's normally 60?

Why does my heart rate rise to 110 beats per minute when I eat gluten, it's normally 60?

Sign of allergy: This is a classic sign of food allergy, in fact arthur coca md wrote a classic book, "the pulse test, " describing a fast pulse after eating a food as one of the best ways to diagnose food allergies. Gluten sensitivity is an extremely common problem that can cause fatigue, insomnia, asthma, depression, anxiety etc. See http://bit. Ly/1fth7ue
consider a trial of gluten avoidance for several weeks. ...Read more

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Using hr device. On it during exercise what is normal heart rate beats per minute?

Using hr device. On it during exercise what is normal heart rate beats per minute?

Depends on level: & intensity of exercise. Maximum predicted heart rate is 220 - age in years. ...Read more

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I had an ultra sound done at exactly 6 weeks because of spotting. They got a heart rate of 97 beats per minute. Is that to low for 6weeks?

I had an ultra sound done at exactly 6 weeks because of spotting. They got a heart rate of 97 beats per minute. Is that to low for 6weeks?

Unfortunately: That is considered a threatened miscarriage. However, anything is possible. Bed rest is recommended until your follow up. Hoping for the best! . ...Read more

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Could a heart rate of 200 beats per minute be sinus tachycardia?

Could a heart rate of 200 beats per minute be sinus tachycardia?

In a child, yes: In adults a hr of 200 is abnormal. In children the hr may reach 200 with vigorous activity or anxiety/distress. In infants the hr can often reach 200 with intense crying, or with fever. ...Read more

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My hands were shaking I could also feel it in the muscles of my arms. Heart rate was 112 beats per minute. Family has history of hypoglycaemia.?

My hands were shaking I could also feel it in the muscles of my arms. Heart rate was 112 beats per minute. Family has history of hypoglycaemia.?

Hypoglycemia!! Maybe: Hypoglycemia can produce such symptoms. There are many other causes so be careful and talk to a Doctor. You have family Hx of hypoglycemia therefore at increased risk. When do the attacks occur in relation to eating. Hypoglycemia or low blood sugar usually occurs in a fasting state. Does it respond to administration of sugar? ...Read more

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I have a beat of 154 per minute after jogging for exactly 1 minute and my resting heart rate is above 80 per minute is that normal?

I have a beat of 154 per minute after jogging for exactly 1 minute and my resting heart rate is above 80 per minute is that normal?

Depends: This is probably normal and depends upon your underlying level of fitness. Individuals who engage in regular exercise typically have lower resting heart rates and lower heart rate to a given level of effort expended. If do not exercise regularly it may make sense to build up to jogging by walking first. With your history of thyroid disease, it may make sense to see your doctor to further discuss. ...Read more

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Is it safe if my heart rate goes over 140 beats per minute while pregnant?

Is it safe if my heart rate goes over 140 beats per minute while pregnant?

Yes: Women who exercise while pregnant generally do much better throughout the pregnancy as well as during labor, etc. If you exercised before becoming pregnant than you can do what feels right to you and make sure you stay well hydrated. If you are beginning an exercise program for the first time while pregnant you want to start slow and gradually increase the intensity over the course of a few week. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous for me to get my heart rate over 140 beats per minute during pregnancy?

Not necessarily: Heart may increase during pregnancy. I will recommend to see your pcp or a cardiologist to make sure that you have physiological tachycardia and not cardiac arrythmias, which is a possibility during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous for me to get my heart rate over 140 beats per minute during pregnancy?

Is it dangerous for me to get my heart rate over 140 beats per minute during pregnancy?

Pregnancy findings: The heart rate goes up through pregnancy, at rest and during exercise. Some arrhythmias can flare up during pregnancy as well (including those that are not dangerous). A resting heart rate of 140 is fast but not usually dangerous. But you should have your doctor do an ekg and/or heart monitor to ensure you are not having a rhythm abnormality that needs treatment. ...Read more