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Pulse Rate By Age
Variable: The heart is dependent on activity level and physical fitness. The normal range is between 60 - 100. That being said, very physically such a marathon runner, the rate can be as low as 40. Some medications such as beta blockers, can lower the heart rate as well. If you have symptoms of fatigue and dizziness along with a low heart rate, further evaluation may be needed. ...Read more
My father-in-law's BP is 70/100 and my pulse rate is 57? His age is 65. Is it dangerous? What could be the consequences?
Impossible.: The systolic pressure (top number) can never be lower than the diastolic (lower number). If indeed you meant 100/70, that would be at the lower limit of normal. To determine if it's too low, check the BP sitting and standing. If it's 100/70 sitting and falls to a lower level upon standing, it's likely to be too low and might cause dizziness or fainting. He might be dehydrated. ...Read more
Normal 60-100: Nl hr is 60-100. This is at rest. A variety of factors can impact on that in individual patients. A well-tuned athletic heart might have resting rates that ate lower, and rate-slowing meds might expectedly slow a heart rate. Physiologic factors like thyroid status can either slow (hypothyroid) or speed hr (hyperthyroid). Anemia, dehydration, physiologic or emotional stress can also raise hr. ...Read more
Not necessarily: While normal heart rate is 60-100 it is not unusual for people to have a lower heart rate. This can be caused by some medications also. If the patient is not feeling dizzy or light headed then the pulse of 50 is probably not an issue. If the patient is having symptoms then the doctor should be consulted. ...Read more
Everyone is diffrent: 60-90 bpm..Depends on size, physical fitness, cafiene consumption in pop and energy drinks, some decongestants etc. Work up if symptomatic or heart rate at rest is greater than 100 for prolonged periods of time. A holter would be a good tool to eval the heart rate over 24-48 hrs. ...Read more
Resting HR?: It is in the upper limit of normal if this is a resting HR. If this is after walking around, then it would be better. The normal range of HR is 60-100. The better shape you are in typically your resting HR is lower closer to 60. Athletes at rest have even lower HRs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mom age 63 years has a pulse rate of 133 and BP 98/55. Should we rush her to emergency service or does it gets normal itself.
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