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Omron Heart Rate Monitor
Heart bypass surgery is for coronary artery atherosclerotic disease. Arteries and veins are used as bypass grafts to bring new blood supply into coronary arteries beyond these blockages. These operations are done usually with cardiopulmonary bypass via a sternotomy incision. Relief of angina, improved survival and heart function ...Read more
Sounds high: A normal heart rate is generally between 60-200. If this is post hysterectomy, I would be concerned about post operative bleeding, if this heart rate continues for a significant amount of time. Serial complete blood counts should be watched, since this will reveal postoperative bleeding. ...Read more
Pretty good: however, it is mostly just a gimmick. There's no rocket science to measuring your pulse. You can either use the radial artery on your wrist (on the thumb side) or your carotid artery on your neck (just in front of the muscle group on your neck) and then count the pulses over 15 seconds, multiply by 4 and that's your heart rate in beats per second. This will save battery time on your smartphone! ...Read more
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When using a heart rate monitor for exercise, how do you factor into your heart range the intended effects of heart meds?
Heart rate for exerc: Theoretical maximum heart rate is 220 minus your age, so your max would be 147. Depending on your goals and fitness level your workout heart rate should be between 60-80 percent of your max, so around 90-115 beats per min. Heart medication such as a beta blocker will typically make it difficult to get the heart rate much above 100. ...Read more
My results showed off my 7 day monitor that my heart rate never went below 150bpm through the day at nigh t would drop to 80bpm when get up back 150?
Suspicious: I'm suspicious that you have atrial flutter (rate is typical) or paroxysmal atrial tachycardia (the heart rate is not typical). It's also possible that you have normal rhythm that's abnormally fast. Your monitor strips should contain the info to distinguish among the above. Has your thyroid been checked? Do you use medication or recreational drugs? Is your general health ok? Many possibilities. ...Read more
Heart rate: There is no difference between them.Get a more detailed answer ›
Exercising the heart: Your heart rate during exercise is an insight into how hard your body is working. First off you need to determine your maximum predicted heart rate for your age. This is 220 minus your age. From this number you can figure out your "zones". A good workout zone is 70-85% of the maximum. Talk to your doctor or a personal trainer to figure out what's best for your health and your goals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: You're wasting your time. Live your life one day at a time and regard each day as a precious gift. Forget about monitoring your heart rate. We call that "hypervigilance". Using the same logic, you should never, never ride in a car because some people are at risk of dying in an accident. Instead, concentrate on identifying some aspect of your life that you enjoy each day. ...Read more
Is the heart rate monitor for iphone is 100 acurate? It's an application where you put your index on lens
Yes: Get at least 3 readings and average it to be accurate. ...Read more
During a 30 seconds measurement of heart rate with a HR monitor, HR varies from 69 to 77, is that normal? I was steady, rest. Thanks
Quite: Normal. Don't be concerned. Unless you have other symptoms ...Read more
My husband is 11days post MI w two stents. We are back at th ER; he is being admit. Monitor is reading heart rate at 67-69. Is this ok? No meds yet
I have anxiety.Today I worked out and my heart rate monitor is still reading above 90 and it keeps going up and down between 80 and 95 is that normal?
Please re-send: A diastolic click is always worrisome. Get an echocardiogram. If your SGPT is that high, find out why -- repeat off alcohol, painkillers and whatever else you don't need, and if it's still up, start the work up for viral hepatitis family (B, C), hemochromatosis, Wilson's, antitrypsin deficiency, lupoid hepatitis. ...Read more