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Rapid Heart Rate In Small Animals
How old is your baby: A heart rate of 160 can be perfectly normal in a newborn baby and with activity or fever in babies up to several months of age, so it all depends on how old your baby is and whether there have been changes in the baby's appetite or degree of alertness. Consult your pediatrician if your baby is otherwise happy playful and eating well or have him checked asap in an er if he is not stable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Overweight but with onset of sleep heart rate in low 60s. Often jolt awake right away and heart rate in low 50s, why?
What causes an increase in heart rate when exercising at high intensity? My heart rate went from 180 to 220.
Normal response: But that is too high for you -- your maximum should be no more than 180 and keep it there for about 30 minutes for a proper cardio or aerobic exercise -- and do it regularly 3 times a week -- as you get fitter, your heart rate will lower and it will take longer and higher intensity to get to your maximum heart rate -- don't overstress your heart in a hurry -- it's not a goal but a lifestyle. ...Read more
I am experiencing rapid heart rate, slow heart rate and nausea (severity: mild). Heart rate from 36-123 in last 10 minutes while laying down in bed.
Get Checked Today: Please call a friend or ambulance if you need to go to ER. Concerned with the changes in the heart rate and your not feeling well. You could pass out so be careful standing up. Not sure how you are getting the heart rate numbers. It should be between 60 and 100. If these numbers are true then please seek medical attention now. ...Read more
Is pain in the carotid artery a sign of heart failure with frequent PVC's, faintness, fast heart rate and bloating?
Carotid artery: disease in itself has no symptoms; it causes symptoms when blood flow to the brain is decreased because of it. Perhaps you are having neck pain, near the location of the carotid artery, but I would not interpret that as a sign of heart failure or cause of PVC's. Certainly frequent PVC's might be a sign of more serious dysrhythmia causing faintness/fast heart rate. You need to continue cardiac care ...Read more
Age dependent : As children age, heart rate drops to eventually reach adult range. An infant can have a heart rate up to 190 bpm. Children 1-2 up to 130 bpm. Heart rate will increase based on body's needs such as with activity and fever. It is possible for children under 2 to have a heart rate of 175 but it may not be a normal heart rate at rest. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003399.htm. ...Read more
Can a thyroid problem cause tenderness in legs, shortness of breath, rapid breathing, rapid and slow heart rate?
Yes to all: Depending on the type of disease, the thyroid controls the metabolism and can cause muscle aches and hypo or hyper can increase or slow down heart beats or irregular heart beats and can affect respiratory pattern in many ways such as drive and hypo can cause hypoventilation. ...Read more
Low blood pressure, lack of urination, no appetite, heart flutters and pounds at times, tingling in left arm, low heart rate, 4 lead EKG showed fine?
Many issues: You mention several symptoms. Some, all, or none of them may be related. With regard to heart "flutters, " "pounds, " and "low heart rate, " you should do a 30-day heart monitor so that your symptoms can be correlated to your heart rhythm. A "normal" ekg is not helpful if you were not having symptoms at the moment it was taken. Other symptoms can be investigated after heart is sorted out. ...Read more
Yes and it is not a: At any age in general. This is an issue that needs to be evaluated and treated and not placed on the back burner. ...Read more
Not exactly: Your heart rate tends to fall lower, than resting, when you are sleeping. You may also be prone to faster heart rates, during different stages of sleep or dreaming. It's not unusual for someones, otherwise healthy, heart to go slower when you are asleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: Your mouth is bigger than nostrils.Get a more detailed answer ›
Should someone with a high resting heart rate also have a relatively higher target heart rate when working out?
Not Necessarily: The two aren't directly correlated. The best thing to do is to test your specific maximum heart rate using a treadmill. The old formula for what we'd estimate a max hr to be is 220-age for a man, 210-age for a woman. There's a new, better formula which is much more complex. ...Read more
Why does a heart rate of 70 worry me?Is this a high heart rate at rest?I am extremely obsessed with my heart rate not being over 70. Creating anxiety?
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