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How can I lower my pulse rate to 60?

How can I lower my pulse rate to 60?

Exercise...: Aerobic exercise, the kind where you get short of breath and sweaty for 45 minutes to an hour at a time will improve your cardiovascular conditioning and lower your heart rate. Try to do this every other day, and avoid the "simple" carbohydrates, stick to more complex carbs. ...Read more

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Should i be worried if my pulse rate is typically just around 60?

Should i be worried if my pulse rate is typically just around 60?

No.: Not at 42, especially of you are in good physical shape. Unless you are feeling light-headed, dizzy or like you are going to pass out, it is not a problem. A pulse rate is a number, we don't treat numbers, we treat patients. An asymptomatic patient with a heart rate of 60 by definition does not need treatment. ...Read more

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I've noticed that my pulse rate has become very slow recently - 50-60 bpm, is this something to be concerned about?

I've noticed that my pulse rate has become very slow recently - 50-60 bpm, is this something to be concerned about?

Probably not.: A pulse in the 50's without any other symptoms is usually the sing of an efficient heart. This is common in endurance athletes. Symptoms of headache, lightheaded ness, fatigue warrant a trip to the doctor. ...Read more

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Normal adult pulse rate?

Normal adult pulse rate?

Depends: Normal depends on age and activity. At rest, 50-100. With peak exertion, the normal peak heart rate will be in the vicinity of (220 - age in years). Example: if you're 41, your normal peak hr would be around 179. This is just a rule of thumb. Many people can exceed this with strenuous exertion. ...Read more

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Average pulse rate adult?

Average pulse rate adult?

"normal" is 60-100: The normal resting pulse of an adult is 60-100 beats per minute. The "average" will vary widely because of health, age, fitness level, medications, etc., but it still should be within the normal range. ...Read more

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What is a good pulse rate?

What is a good pulse rate?

Varies: Usual range for adult is 60 to 100 but it is continually fluctuating based on what stresses your body is subjected to. It is how your heart responds to stress that is the important thing. ...Read more

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What is a normal pulse rate?

What is a normal pulse rate?

60-100 resting: But athletic individuals may run resting pulses in the 50's or slightly lower. With activity and exercise the pulse rate will increase to over 100 then come down with rest. ...Read more

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Is a pulse rate of 74, good?

Normal: It is normal. The average adult pulse rate at rest is 72. ...Read more

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