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Resting heart rate is 75-80 BPM. I take 12.5mg of atenolol for anxiety. Is this a good number for resting heart rate?

Resting heart rate is 75-80 BPM. I take 12.5mg of atenolol for anxiety. Is this a good number for resting heart rate?

Resting HR: There really is no optimum resting HR. Everyone is set a little differently. Normal is 60-100. The dose of atenolol is really small for your age. It is clearly not suppressing your heart rate much. ...Read more

Dr. Stanley Berger
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Atenolol (Definition)

Atenolol is a relatively long-acting (24 hours) beta-blocker. Beta-blockers as a group of medications calm or slow the heart rate down. They stop the swings in hr from stress or nerves. If someone is on a good dose of a beta-blocker and are startled, the medication suppresses the pounding of your heart. It also won't allow the hr to climb with exercise. It's used to ...Read more


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Resting heart rate has been anywhere between 100-135. Doctor prescribed atenolol 25mg. About how many point will that lower it?

Resting heart rate has been anywhere between 100-135. Doctor prescribed atenolol 25mg. About how many point will that lower it?

Heart rate: Everyone responds to beta blockade as fits their personal physiology. Some people might get a lot of slowing and others less or none. You will know pretty much the maximum slowing by 4-5 days on the 25mg a day of atenolol. If it isn't enough, the 25mg is a low dose. ...Read more

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I have tested this. When I take fish oil I notice my resting heart rate drops 10bpm less then when I don't take it. Why is this? I take 12.5mg atenolol

I have tested this. When I take fish oil I notice my resting heart rate drops 10bpm less then when I don't take it. Why is this? I take 12.5mg atenolol

Atenolol: Why are u on atenolol at 27? Need more HX to comment.. The slow HR is from this medicine. If u exercise a lot, that keeps ur HR low often. If u have any symptoms like dizziness, sweating, weakness or lightheaded from the low HR, then u need to discuss with ur doctor, if not it's concerning only if ur HR goes below 50 too often, then u may need to change atenolol to some other med ...Read more

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Resting heart rate suddenly between 80-95 over the last week. Have mitral valve and anxiety but take atenolol?

Relaxation, diet: atenolol is a beta blocker which can interfere with many metabolic pathways including the conversion of T 4 to T 3 (thyroid). It is better to meditate, exercise (with caution), have a heart friendly diet (grass fed meats, organic produce, avoid gluten (which will wreck the gut leading to all sorts of autoimmune diseases and other diseases) and avoid GMOS. Cardiac risk factors include hi small LD ...Read more

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Is a resting heart rate of 120 high?

Is a resting heart rate of 120 high?

Yes: Your heart rate should be around 70. Please consult your doctor. See this site for more info.

http://www. Webmd. Com/heart-disease/features/5-heart-rate-myths-debunked ...Read more

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What's the average resting heart rate?

What's the average resting heart rate?

Heart rate: Resting heart rate for a normal adult is 60-80bpm, with exercise we target heart rate to age and phsyical status. ...Read more

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Resting heart rate is 128 bpm. Is this bad?

Resting heart rate is 128 bpm. Is this bad?

Tachycardia: That is high for an adult resting heart rate. See your dr. For an evaluation. ...Read more

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Resting heart rate of 48 bpm. Is this normal?

Resting heart rate of 48 bpm. Is this normal?

It depends: It depends on your age and physical condition. An elete athelete may have a normal resting rate of 48. It can also be low from medication like a beta blocker. A low heat rate could be suggestive of a heart conduction problem. It would be best to check with your physician. ...Read more

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What is the resting heart rate for an athlete?

What is the resting heart rate for an athlete?

Normal vs Abnormal: In normal adults a resting heart rate of 60-80 is common. Deconditioning can lead to faster rates while conditioned athletes can have heart rates in the 40-60 range. Olympic sports athletes may have heart rates in the 30's. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my resting heart rate to be 130?

Is it normal for my resting heart rate to be 130?

No: You should see a doctor right away. It may be relatively benign or a sign of an abnormal heart rhythm or other anomaly. ...Read more

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Why is my resting heart rate faster in the mornings?

Why is my resting heart rate faster in the mornings?

Normal fluctuation: Our blood pressures and heart rates increase in the mornings naturally. This is called diurnal variation, and is part of the mechanism our bodies have for waking us up. ...Read more

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Could it be strange the my resting heart rate is lower?

Could it be strange the my resting heart rate is lower?

Possible.: Some people have a slow heart rate due to excellent conditioning. The important things are your symptoms and blood pressure. Symptomatic bradycardia (slow heart rate) can be serious, but it is treatable. See a doctor. ...Read more

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My resting heart rate is really high. Is this indicative of anything?

My resting heart rate is really high. Is this indicative of anything?

Heart rate: Lots of possibilities including but not limited to anemia, hyperthyroid, poor conditioning, hypotenuse, dehydration, excess catecholamines......... ...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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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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What should my resting heart rate be? I am 20 and a girl.

Varies. ...: It can be from 60 to 100. .... If you are very athletic it tends to be lower. Pain, fever, worry, foods, stimulants and many other stressors can increase it. ...Read more

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How might you have a normal BP but high resting heart rate?

How might you have a normal BP but high resting heart rate?

Blood pressure: Blood pressure and heart rate are only loosely related. The peripheral vascular resistance and stroke volume are more directly tied to BP than heart rate. ...Read more

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Does citalopram lower resting heart rate?

Does citalopram lower resting heart rate?

Not directly, but: Anxiety can increase your heart rate. If citalopram helps your anxiety, then your heart rate may decrease naturally. ...Read more

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Is resting heart rate and sleeping heart rate the same?

Is resting heart rate and sleeping heart rate the same?

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 more

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Resting heart rate 113 on 5mg Bisoprolol is this Normal?

Resting heart rate 113 on 5mg Bisoprolol is this Normal?

Too high.: Resting heart rate should be 60 to 100 beats per minute, and on the lower end if you're on a beta blocker such as Bisoprolol. See your doctor to figure out why it's high. Is it regular or irregular? Is it constant or intermittent? ...Read more

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What is a basal metabolic rate and a resting heart rate?

What is a basal metabolic rate and a resting heart rate?

BMR vs RHR: Basal metabolic rate (BMR) is the minimal rate of energy expenditure per unit time by warm-blooded animals at rest.

resting heart rate is how many beats per minute the heart is going when the person is at rest usually 60-90bpm ...Read more

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Docs, what's a normal resting heart rate for a 70 year old lady?

Docs, what's a normal resting heart rate for a 70 year old lady?

50-90: 50-90. (90-100 is normal but a bit high). Any medication she takes may modify her heart rate and that's a factor too. HR during sleep is normally much slower at times, even into the 30s transiently. ...Read more

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Does flecainide lower resting heart rate? What is the usual dosage?

Does flecainide lower resting heart rate? What is the usual dosage?

Yes: Slow heart rate is listed as a possible side effect of flecainide. Dosage can be 50, 100 or 150 mgs every 12 hours. You should be under the care of a cardiologist when taking this medication. ...Read more

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I'm 16 I enjoy sport but my resting heart rate is at 82. Is that high?

I'm 16 I enjoy sport but my resting heart rate is at 82. Is that high?

No: It's normal. I'll bet if you record your pulse during sleep (or have someone check it), you'll find it's quite slow (50-60 would be typical at some period during the night). 80 while awake is perfectly okay. ...Read more

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Resting heart rate of 58 bpm. I'm 18 and im not athletic at all. Normal?

Resting heart rate of 58 bpm. I'm 18 and im not athletic at all. Normal?

Yes: But you should get out and do some more exercise. Even walking vigorously 15 minutes a day would be good for you. ...Read more

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Resting heart rate is dipping into the mid to upper 50s. Is this normal?

Resting heart rate is dipping into the mid to upper 50s. Is this normal?

Heart rate: Resting heart rate in the upper 50's may be a sign of excellent aerobic conditioning. If no symptoms it is not a cause for concern. ...Read more

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Will fludrocortisone lower resting heart rate due to increased pressure?

Not usually: In most cases it would not be expected to lower your resting heart rate unless you had truly severe hypotension (low bp). But we're all a little different so you'll have to see for yourself. ...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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