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Doctor insights on: Reasons For A High Resting Heart Rate

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For what reason is my resting heart rate 96?

For what reason is my resting heart rate 96?

So many reasons: To name a few: stress, infection, anemia, excess thyroid, pain, anxiety, fatigue; then there are heart diseases too. Many different kinds can cause the hr to speed up. Btw, 96 is a normal rate, . ...Read more

Heart Rate (Definition)

Heart rate is a measurement of the number of times a person's heart beats in one minute. Normal heart rates vary with a person's age and with excitement and exercise. Abnormal heart rates are too slow, too fast, and/or irregular (too much ...Read more


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My resting heart rate is 90-100 lately and I dont know the reason? Maybe stress? Im 19 y/o female and this scares me. Should I be worried?

My resting heart rate is 90-100 lately and I dont know the reason? Maybe stress?  Im 19 y/o female and this scares me. Should I be worried?

Here are some ...: Heart resting rate of 90-100 per minute may be "normal" for less physically active people if having been able to conduct personal & occupational chores and tasks at a reasonable pace without short of breath. So, you may consult Doc to assess your general physical fitness, ability, and lifestyle as well as to ensure you're free of anxiety, insomnia, overactive thyroid, drug misuse, etc. Best wish.. ...Read more

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If someone was a fit athlete and had a low resting heart rate of say 30 and had a pacemaker for any reason to make it 60 what would happen?

If someone was a fit athlete and had a low resting heart rate of say 30 and had a pacemaker for any reason to make it 60 what would happen?

That's too low.: Even for a fit athlete, a resting heart rate of 30 is just too slow. The HR in an elite athlete may dip into the mid-40s, but any lower would make me think that there's some pathology in the rhythm system of the heart for which a pacemaker might actually be required. With this HR, is there any lightheadedness, shortness of breath, passing out? ...Read more

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Always feel anxiety. My resting heart rate is usually higher than normal and I feel restless due to that. What could be the reason? Any disorder?

Always feel anxiety. My resting heart rate is usually higher than normal and I feel restless due to that. What could be the reason? Any disorder?

Some: The disorder that can cause that could be a thyroid problem, a heart problem or anxiety. Get your PCP check you and possibly even have a 24 hour holter monitor to check your heart rate. ...Read more

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What is the reason for a woman to have a resting heart rate of 155+, dizziness, and trouble concentrating while its happening.

What is the reason for a woman to have a resting heart rate of 155+, dizziness, and trouble concentrating while its happening.

Multiple causes.: One who has an intermittent episode such as this should see ones physician ASAP for a comprehensive history, physical exam, and appropriate testing. Possible causes include hypertension, hyperthyroidism, heart valve problems and, less commonly, relatively rare tumors which secrete substances which can cause the symptoms. ...Read more

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Resting heart rate 115. 2 Martinis and 4 cigarettes in the past 5 hours probably the only reason? Drank about 4 glasses of water, anything else I can do to lower it? It's too uncomfortable to sleep with it beating so fast.

Resting heart rate 115. 2 Martinis and 4 cigarettes in the past 5 hours probably the only reason? Drank about 4 glasses of water, anything else I can do to lower it? It's too uncomfortable to sleep with it beating so fast.

115: There's nothing harmful about 115 but if you're uncomfortable and resting doesn't slow it, you should go to an ER - you may not be in a normal rhythm. There's no herbal or natural remedy that will help. ...Read more

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What can I do for a high resting heart rate?

What can I do for a high resting heart rate?

Heart rate: See a doctor and find out why your resting rate is high and then work with the Doc to fix the problem. There are lots of reasons why you could have a high resting rate. ...Read more

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Why is it that for the past few days I've had a high resting heart rate?

Why is it that for the past few days I've had a high resting heart rate?

High heart rate: Without lots of information about you, can't guess. Lots of things will normally increase heart rate and lots of abnormal things will increase heart rate. If you're concerned, see your doctor for a history and exam and see if it can be figured out. ...Read more