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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

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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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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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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

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What could cause a high resting heart rate like 100 to 110 while resting?

What could cause a high resting heart rate like 100 to 110 while resting?

A few possibilities: Dehydration &/or meds &/or obesity. If you haven't got one, you need a12-lead ECG to determine what is going on. There is a nerve-based pathway in the heart that looks like an upside-down tree. The pacer is the sinus node. It shoots electricity to the AV node where the left and right bundle branches originate. Then the pathways branch over & over. "Ectopic"/extra sites misbehave & cause this too. ...Read more

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Should someone with a high resting heart rate also have a relatively higher target heart rate when working out?

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

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To reframe a?About could a high resting heart rate cause weight lose, do to my heart rate is always high and I have lost wt (not on purpose)tryin to ga

Thyroid?: An overactive thyroid causes high metabolism, high heart rate and weight loss. Please report these signs to your doc and see if she/he can make a diagnosis. If it's not your thyroid, there are other conditions like anemia that can be ruled out as well. ...Read more

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What could cause your body to feel sick most of the time no energy,i have a high resting heart rate and i weigh89lbs an 5'4,what type of dr should I s?

What could cause your body to feel sick most of the time no energy,i have a high resting heart rate and i weigh89lbs an 5'4,what type of dr should I s?

Malnourished: You're malnourished. You should see a general internist. If you (hopefully) don't have a chronic disease that is responsible, then you at least need to see a nutritionist. ...Read more

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