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Normal Sitting Heart Rate
My heart rate is lower during the day when sitting upright, when laying down my heart rate is higher. Is this normal?
Normal variation: Heart rates vary through the day, under precise control by a nerve network and by adrenaline levels in the blood. Many things can increase the heart rate, including exercise, emotion, dehydration, and even paying attention to the heart rate. If you feel palpitations or other symptoms when your heart rate is fast, a heart monitor can help figure out if you are having any abnormal heart rhythms. ...Read more
Heart rate shoots up randomly while sitting or standing the only way to lower it is to lay down on my side then it returns to normal.
Cardiologist: I would recommend speaking to your doctor about referring you to a cardiologist. That doc may consider a 24 monitor which records the electrical activity of the heart for 24 hrs. If a recording of the increase in heart rate can be gotten, then the cardiologist can figure out what the cause is and treat it. ...Read more
In regards to heart rate and posture is it normal for The HR to be 84 while sitting, stand-up it soars to 120, i sit again it drops off to 48?
Dysautonomia: Dysautonomia syndrome causes different symptoms alleviated by avoidance of stimulants, ensuring hydration, using magnesium, vitamin D & omega fish oils (www.cardiamin.com, use code: CMC), low dose beta blockers e.g. propranolol 5 to 10mg 2 to 3 times daily and SSRIs e.g. citalopram 5 to 10mg daily. Read Dr. Ronald Hoffman’s MVP book (www.Amazon.com) and visit www.dysautonomiainternational.org. ...Read more
Heart rAte goes from 50 when sitting to 116 when standing up. Then within 40 seconds my hr Goes back to normal. Recovery hr when excersising is 60/70?
Dehydration: When your heart rate goes up that high with standing, you need to strongly consider dehydration. Check your blood pressure sitting and standing as well to confirm. I would recommend drinking Zero calorie Gatorade, nuun with water or any other electrolyte rich fluids. Remember, if you sweat (you loose salt). Need salt replacement not just water! ...Read more
Heart rate of 102 for 5yo sitting watching tv normal.? She sometimes notices her heart beating and makes me feel it.
What is the normal variation in heart rate, this morning my hr was. 64 at rest, took it in the afternoon, and it was 89 and i was sitting?
I'm a man, 24 yo. My heart rate jumps from 60 to 85 BPM very quickly when i'm sitting down, resting for an hour. I workout 6 days/week. Is it normal?
There is a normal: Fluctuations of heart rate between the phases of respiration in a normal person. 85/min is a normal heart rate. Are you having any other symptoms? Are you drinking coffee or energy drinks in excess? Are you using drugs like marihuana? If u have no other symptoms and u can exercise without any problems, you are probably ok. But, a good history and physical a good idea if that bother you. ...Read more