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What does my recovery hr tell me? My hr drops from 160 to 80 in 60 seconds when I sit down after exercising. Is this good?
Great: That is excellent. You must be in very good condition. ...Read more
Male 61 stress test at 60 max hr197 ex 5 days a wk 30 min stationary bike with avg hr 139, max 160, but 1 min recovery hr of only eg 160-138/150-129 why so low? What's a good hr exercise range for me?
Healthy heart: The healthier the heart, the faster the heart rate drops down after stopping exercise. It is generally recommended to aim for an exercise heart rate of about 70 percent of maximum. To achieve aerobic fitness, it is better to maintain a more modest target heart rate for 30 minutes or more than to shoot for a higher heart rate for a shorter duration. It sounds like you are doing a great job! ...Read more
Heart rAte goes from 50 when sitting to 116 when standing up. Then within 40 seconds my hr Goes back to normal. Recovery hr when excersising is 60/70?
Dehydration: When your heart rate goes up that high with standing, you need to strongly consider dehydration. Check your blood pressure sitting and standing as well to confirm. I would recommend drinking Zero calorie Gatorade, nuun with water or any other electrolyte rich fluids. Remember, if you sweat (you loose salt). Need salt replacement not just water! ...Read more
21 male, resting hr 45, recovery hr 60, excellent hr variabillity. Chest pressure, dizzyness and tiredness occur, also when hr is above 50 in rest?
More info: Young, healthy people often have resting heart rates in the 40-60 beat per minute range, and rates in the 60-90 range are also common and of no concern. Your symptoms of "chest pressure, dizziness, and tiredness" are not likely related to your resting heart rate. See your doctor to discuss symptoms, and be ready to tell him/her many details about your symptoms (when, how long, causes, etc). ...Read more
Causes of slow hr recovery in young athlete? In great shape, makes no sense. Hydrated. After max effort, 1 min after, only decreases by 13-15 bpm
More information: See your doctor with such details such as resting heart rate, maximum heart rate, what activity you were participating in, and time to fully normal heart rate. This is likely normal variation, but you deserve a proper history and physical and thorough discussion ...Read more
Slow hr recovery exercise? Stay very hydrated. Takes 3 hours to go below 100.high level athlete. Younger brother experiences it too. Both rhr80. genetics?
Idk what's wrong w me...im 18, big athlete. Hydrated. My hr is very high considering exertion during practice, slower hr recovery. Still 105bpm 1hr after?
Dehydrated: Drink alot of gatoraide and get more fluids, it should help, otherwise see cardiologist ...Read more
IST in elite athletes? HR always above 100 doing normal things, resting HR in high 80's.Slow HR recovery, goes high w exercise. Awful in heat. Pounding
Occasional center chest pain. Localized. Not SOB. My HR recovery is good--drops 30-40 bmp after 1 min of rest after working to 165-170 bpm. Heart ok?
Hr recovery is an indicator of heart health. If it is excellent, does it decline the probability of heart problems with chestpres/shortness breath?
Yes but: What you said is correct, but it's only one factor. The diagnosis of heart disease or its absence is never based on a single parameter. ...Read more
My gf hd TB meningitis a yr bck nd hd chronic lacunar infrcts wid obstructive hydrocephalus. Bt docs didn't place a shunt as hr condition improved wid meds only. Were dey right, hr recovery is slow nw
Unknown case details: Hard to comment on this case as it was very severe illness with multiple factors to consider. In general I would support avoiding a shunt if possible. ...Read more
Easily palpable/visible pulse in neck chest stomach. Feel pounding heartbeat everywhere. Athlete. Been experiencing elevated HR slow HR recovery. Cause?
Check thyroid: Please check up for thyroid disorder. Most times goes undetected in young people ...Read more
Negative tilt test but bp dropped 71/54 after stress test at about 18 min recovery sitting down. Hr was still at 110. hands tingling, lightheaded
Your signs and: Symptoms are most consistent with dehydration. Although you may have autonomic dysfunction it is more likely to be simple dehydration. Tilt table testing has a moderately low sensitivity and specificity. 57% and 83% respectively. A negative test is not definitive. Treatment is pretty much the same regardless so eat more salt and hydrate more rigorously and see if you get better clinically. ...Read more
What could be cause of sharp drop in systolic BP in min 1 of recovery of stress test? Went from 170/80 hr214 to 135/70 HR 195 in first min? Athlete 18
Good vascular: Compliance. You are young and fit!Get a more detailed answer ›
HR reaches 180 max and takes me 50 minutes to drop to just below 100 BPM when I finish an Insanity workout. Do I have abnormal heart rate recovery?
?: The usual standard for HR recovery is a 10% drop in 60 seconds. ...Read more
What is delayed heart rate recovery? Why does my heart rate increase seem to be delayed with exertion happening then my HR climbs after I'm resting?
HR goes dn w/ rest: A normal heart rate goes DOWN when resting, usually coming back to "normal" (60 to 100 bpm) within 5-10 minutes. If the heart rate does not come back down in this range or (perhaps as in your case), it goes UP, then that points to a problem. Usually it means deconditioning (you're out of shape) but occasionally it means ...Read more
3 months ago, HR increased about 20-25 beats (resting, exercise, recovery).pounding, decreased exercise tolerance due to hr, dizzy, bad in heat. Arrhythmia?
Arrhythmia: Most likely some form of arrhythmia. Need to make an exact diagnosis before you can figure out what to do. ...Read more
Is heart rate recovery a good way to test for clogged arteries? After elevating my heart rate due to exercise HR typically 30-35 BPM less after 1 min.
No: Hi. Nope, that is NOT a test for clogged arteries. ...Read more
Varies: Depending on the technique, you should expect pain to start getting better after a couple days and range of motion and strength to slowly improve over the first couple months. In general, 4-6 weeks off of work and another 4-6 weeks of light duty after that. ...Read more
Simple: You take penicillin, then you get better. In some cases, you may feel worse shortly after getting the injection. When all the bacteria die, it can cause a brief inflammatory response, which can be treated with anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen. Your syphilis titer should be followed after treatment to make sure it declines appropriately. ...Read more
Days: A partial mastectomy is just another way of describing a lumpectomy. This is an out-patient operation with minimal postoperative pain. Most people may return to work in a few days. Cancer surgery usually includes a sentinel lymph node biopsy, as well. If so, the recovery times may double. ...Read more
Better health: First of all, something is seriously wrong with your list of conditions; you can't have hyperparathyroidism and hypoparathyroidism at the same time. If you have a parathyroid adenoma that needs to come out, and it is removed, you'll be surprised how much better you'll feel, and you can stop worrying about it giving you kidney stones, hypertension and more. ...Read more
It varies.: In very severe cases of necrotizing scleritis, eye surgery must be done to repair damaged corneal tissue and preserve the patient's vision. For less severe cases, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, like ibuprofen, are prescribed for pain relief. Scleritis itself is treated with an oral medication containing corticosteroids and an eye solution. If scleritis isn't treated, blindness can occur. ...Read more
6 weeks: Muscle tears can take 6 weeks to improve. If it is continually agravated can even take longer. ...Read more