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Resting Heart Rate Vs Sleeping Heart Rate
Does it mean anything if my sleeping heart rate doesn't drop that much lower than my resting heart rate?
Bradycardia : If your resting heart rate is low already, it will not necessarily drop further.
I'm 37 and my resting heart rate after waking up from sleep is 56-60 on pulse ox. Is this normal? I'm not an athlete.
Yes: some people can have normal lower resting heart rate. The problem is if you have symptoms such as dizziness, lightheadedness, syncope along with these low heart rates. Additionally, some medications can also decrease you are heart rate such as beta blockers. If you asymptomatic then nothing to worry about.
Is a heart rate of 43 during sleep normal, when a 34 year old woman has a resting heart rate of 65-70? Is that to big of a drop during sleep?
No concern: No concerns about pulse rate of 43 during sleep
Athletes often have a very low resting heart rate in the 35-50 range but is this while sleeping? And does it even go lower during sleep?
Yes and ...yes: Everyone's HR slows during sleep, both because metabolic needs are less and also because of augmented vagal tone. Athletes HRs are slow during waking because they have better stroke volume than non-athletes and don't need the faster rate to maintain cardiac output. During sleep, like everyone else, they'll go even slower. Not to worry! Athletes don't slow down and die in their sleep! Honestly!See 1 more doctor answer
Not sleeping through night. Sleep about 4 hours, rest of night half awake. Resting heart rate 103. Thyroid?
Could be: Hi. That could be thyroid, and it's very easy to check. Talk with your doctor. Good luck!See 1 more doctor answer
If your resting heart rate is 108 and you feel dizzy, should you lay down and sleep or go to urgent care?
Stay or go?: It is not possible to give specific advice on an important question like that in this tiny space. In general, if one is otherwise healthy but has tachycardia and dizziness, it could indicate dehydration (or many other conditions.) If you want advice on your particular situation, consider a consultation with an MD here on HealthTap (or in an office or a clinic) so that we can go over the details.See 1 more doctor answer
What point should I be concerned abt low resting heart rate, considering normal echo/stress/Holter? Seen 49, measured 45 during sleep. 40/m no athlete
Heart rate: As long as your heart is structurally and functionally normal with a satisfactory holter Study and if you have no symptoms then you have nothing to worry about. It is also important that conditions such as thyroid disorder,Lyme disease etc. be excluded. The detailed history and physical examination and possible blood tests should help to establish this.
8 year old has been sleeping on his back for over an hour his resting heart rate at wrist is 108. Hes on two different sedatives. Is his BPM a litle high?
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.
Slow heart rate when sleeping. My "resting heart rate" is 59. But, while sleeping, it drops to 44 or even 38. Is this ok? Some Fatigue, otw healthy.
What is a good resting heart rate for 2 yr old boy? Through oximetry study I saw his O2 was great. But HR while calm/asleep was 140-160?
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.
Heart rate: Short answer is yes, its very good.See 2 more doctor answers