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What is a normal pulse rate for a lady age 64?

What is a normal pulse rate for a lady age 64?

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

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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?

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

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What is the pulse rate for a man of age 48?

What is the pulse rate for a man of age 48?

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

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Is a pulse rate of 50 in male aged 67 dangerous while on chemo ?

Is a pulse rate of 50 in male aged 67 dangerous while on chemo ?

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

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Anyone know what is a healthy pulse rate when resting at 13 years of age?

Anyone know what is a healthy pulse rate when resting at 13 years of age?

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

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I am a teenage girl 16 years of age. I have a pulse rate of 96. Is this considered abnormal ?

I am a teenage girl 16 years of age.  I have a pulse rate of 96.  Is this considered abnormal ?

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 more

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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.

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.

See a doctor: You son't say how your mother is feeling ( short of breath.? Weak? In pain?) The pulse rate is high, and the blood pressure relatively low, so it's best to take her for evaluation right away. ...Read more

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How much should your pulse rate be while walking on the treadmill if your age is 50years and you are a women?

Exercise: Depends on what your goal is, if you are training for conditioning on the treadmill, a heart rate of 120-130 is likely plenty, if we are performing a stress test to evaluate your status, we would take you higher. ...Read more