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Doctor insights on: My Pulse Is 93 Beats Per Minute

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Is 64 beats per minute a good pulse for an 11 year old?

Is 64 beats per minute a good pulse for an 11 year old?

Yes: The heart rate is within normal limit. If he is very active athletically that can explain why his normal heart beat falls in the the lower side of what is normal. ...Read more

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Why do trained athletes have resting pulses around 40-60 beats per minute?

Why do trained athletes have resting pulses around 40-60 beats per minute?

Conditioning: As the heart muscle is conditioned to athletic endeavors, it often gets both bigger and stronger. Since the output of the heart is a function of the volume of blood pumped /min, if the heart pumps more with each beat, ot doesn't have to go as fast. ...Read more

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My pulse goes down to 56 beats per minute while sitting at home when my b/p goes up. It goes up to 70 again as b/p goes down! Is this normal? Thanks!

My pulse goes down to 56 beats per minute while sitting at home when my b/p goes up. It goes up to 70 again as b/p goes down! Is this normal? Thanks!

Uncommon to: Have those numbers in age 70. If you were 23, then it would be entirely wonderful. If there aren't sytpoms of lightheadedness, it's hard to worry about it as having a low pulse that goes up with exercise is a sign of good cardiac reserve. Meds or dehydratoin can change pulse upward. Meds often lower the baseline pulse. ...Read more

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How harmful for your health is a resting pulse of 90 beats per minute?

How harmful for your health is a resting pulse of 90 beats per minute?

Depends: If the pt has palpitations or feels poorly then a holter and blood work are in order. Maybe even an echo. But if pts fine then probably its fine. Limit caffine and other stimulants. Pts who are poorly conditoned tend to run on the higher end of normal as well. ...Read more

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If your on a beta blocker can your v pulse be normal resting at 58 beats per minute?

If your on a beta blocker can your v pulse be normal resting at 58 beats per minute?

Yes: That's pretty common. Not a problem unless it is causing problems, lightheadedness, etc. ...Read more

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Can I take viagra (sildenafil) suffering with low pulse rate of 50 beats per minute.

Can I take viagra (sildenafil) suffering with low pulse rate of 50 beats per minute.

Viagra (sildenafil): Viagra (sildenafil) can cause low blood pressure. That is why we don't give it with the drug family of nitroglycerine. If your blood pressure doesn't rise with sexual activity or if you just take viagra (sildenafil) and it lowers your BP while your heart is slow and it doesn't speed up, you could pass out. ...Read more

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I have a normal resting pulse of 85-95 beats per minute. I'm on my third day of a caffeine detox and have a resting pulse between 107-120. Why up?

I have a normal resting pulse of 85-95 beats per minute. I'm on my third day of a caffeine detox and have a resting pulse between 107-120. Why up?

Caffeine withdrawal: Common symptoms of caffeine withdrawal are headache, nausea, irritability. While some individuals actually have lethargy and a lower pulse (also true of Cocaine and amphetamine "withdrawal.") it is also common to have elevated blood pressure and pulse for a short time. These rarely reach any levels of health concern and are self-limited. ...Read more

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Having numbness in left arm and pulse is 80 beats per Minute having little bit of chest pain off and on I am forty years old woman?

Having numbness in left arm and pulse is 80 beats per Minute having little bit of chest pain off and on I am forty years old woman?

Go to ER: If you have chest pain and arm numbness, please go to the ER. It may be nothing, but it's better to be safe than sorry. If your arm is numb, don't drive, call 911. ...Read more

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My resting pulse is always around 95-110 beats per minute. 90+ is very dangerous correct? Does this mean stroke/heart attack for my future? BP 130/85

My resting pulse is always around 95-110 beats per minute. 90+ is very dangerous correct? Does this mean stroke/heart attack for my future? BP 130/85

Not dangerous!: There is great variability in what is considered a "normal heart rate." Some very normal individuals run a heart rate of 90-110. Exercise, adequate sleep at night, avoiding stimulants such as caffeine all tend to lower the heart rate. ...Read more

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Rapid heart beat my daughter, who is 11 years old, has occasional dramatic increases in her heart rate (once or twice a week). I taught her how to count her beats per minute and today her pulse jumped to 240 for about 5 minutes (per her account). Her norm

Rapid heart beat my daughter, who is 11 years old, has occasional dramatic increases in her heart rate (once or twice a week). I taught her how to count her beats per minute and today her pulse jumped to 240 for about 5 minutes (per her account). Her norm

Your: Your description of her symptoms is very alarming. This is clearly not a normal finding. She needs to see her pediatrician or family physician soon. They may refer her to a pediatric cardiologist. Please don't put this off. ...Read more

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High pulse beat i.E.108 per minute.

High pulse beat i.E.108 per minute.

Tachycardia: Many reasons for this. Main goal is to rule out cardiac arrhythmia. I would advise you to go see cardiologist if this is a persistent problem while resting.
However, I can see that you are on Alprazolam and have insomnia.I wonder you have anxious personality. If it is so, relaxation technique is always the best option rather than depending on pharmacotherapy. ...Read more

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Is a bp 96/60 low? With 73 beats per minute.

Is a bp 96/60 low? With 73 beats per minute.

Depends: It's normal for many people. Young women (like you) tend to normally run BP of ...Read more

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Hr of baby goes as high as in 150-200 beats per minute?

Hr of baby goes as high as in 150-200 beats per minute?

See DR: Depending on the age of your baby, this may be normal. Babies under 1 year of age, have an average hear rate of 100-180 bpm. The heart rate may increase during crying bouts. Therer are certain tachcardias that can be seen during infancy so I would discuss this with your doctor as further work up may be needed. ...Read more

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Why does the beats per minute of music matter when exercising?

Why does the beats per minute of music matter when exercising?

Makes you exercise!: The faster beat tend to encourage more vigorous activity. ...Read more

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Keep going brady 50 -60 beats per minute is this cause for concern?

Keep going brady 50 -60 beats per minute is this cause for concern?

Bradycardia: In most people bradycardia is result of fitness and significant regular exercise. This is not a bad thing and means a healthy situation. Healthy young adults and athletes often have heart rates of less than 60 beats a minute.
In other people, bradycardia is a sign of a problem with the heart's electrical system. It means that the heart's natural pacemaker is not working right and need cardiologist. ...Read more

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How can I find the relationship between beats per minute and my running?

How can I find the relationship between beats per minute and my running?

Likely heart/site.: Probably any healthy heart site would have this kind of information. Also jogging and exercise sites may have this, since jogging is strongly linked to improved cardiovascular function, along with walking. The american heart association, is a great site as well. It deals with just about every issue pertaining to the heart. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how many beats per minute is normal for a heart of 21 years?

Can you tell me how many beats per minute is normal for a heart of 21 years?

60-100: A normal heart rate for an adult is 60-100 beats per minute. This can vary, however, depending on medications, your level of physical activity, etc. ...Read more

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My blood pressure goes from 80-120 beats per minute. How can I lower it at least to 70, anything quick?

My blood pressure goes from 80-120 beats per minute. How can I lower it at least to 70, anything quick?

Pulse?: It sounds like you are talking about your heart rate, not your blood pressure. The faster heart rate may be from anxiety, but abnormal types of heart rhythm disorder need to be excluded. See your doc and ask about wearing a holter monitor. The treatment depends on what is causing it. ...Read more

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What is the average number of heart beats per minute?

What is the average number of heart beats per minute?

60-100 beats: Per minute. Lower its possible in persons with excellent cardiorespiratory reserve like athletes. Higher may mean physical deconditioning/obesity, dehadrytion, or other medical condition. ...Read more

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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

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How many beats per minute should the heart beat?

How many beats per minute should the heart beat?

Depends: Our heart works to provide adequate blood flow, usually described in liters/min. To reach this value the heart ejects a certain volume with each beat, known as the stroke volume (sv described as ml/beat). This is multiplied by the heart rate (beats/minute) to yield a volume per minute. The blood flow needed depends on what you are doing, sleeping requires alot less than exercise. The rate will vary. ...Read more

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What is the normal heart beats per minute or hr?

Adults: 60 to 80 bpm. Although very fit individuals frequently have heart rates in the 50s or even 49s. ...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