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Resting heart rate of 99bpm, after exercise, my heart rate is 120bpm but goes back to 99bpm. Ekg is normal. See cardiologist?

Resting heart rate of 99bpm, after exercise, my heart rate is 120bpm but goes back to 99bpm. Ekg is normal. See cardiologist?

Heart rate: At your age a low heart rate of 99 is a little unusual. Your primary md could start your evaluation with an ekg. I would also consider a non cardiac cause such as hyperthyroidism or anemia. I would also think you can achieve a much higher rate than 120. You didn't mention how hard you were exercising. ...Read more

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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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26, obese(bmi 41), BP 117/76. Resting heart rate only 54-60. After exercise it hardly raises. Had normal ecg/stress test last year. Is this normal?

26, obese(bmi 41), BP 117/76. Resting heart rate only 54-60. After exercise it hardly raises. Had normal ecg/stress test last year. Is this normal?

Not necessarily: As your heart rate should augment(increase) during exercise. In fact, for a stress test to be considered truly diagnostic it is defined by the you achieving a certain heart rate. If your heart rate doesn't increase either you had non-diagnostic stress test due to suboptimal heart rate levels or have some chronotropic insufficiency - as in an abnormal ability to increase your heart rate. ...Read more

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What's your resting heart rate like just after 70% max heart rate from exercise?

Trick Question?: Well... If you just finished exercise at 70% pmhr, your hr is... (drumroll)... 70% pmhr. Now if you're asking about recovery, hr will generally decline to 50% pmhr within 5 minutes for most people, though it depends heavily on whether you had an anaerobic component in there too. ...Read more

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Heart rate stays at 160 after exercise for 30 minutes? Never happened before? Healthy resting ecg?

Heart rate stays at 160 after exercise for 30 minutes? Never happened before? Healthy resting ecg?

Holter: Exercise usually increase the heart rate but it should stay that fast so long after finishing the exercise. You may need holter monitor to see if it is sinus or you have abnormal heart rhythm. Please see your pcp. ...Read more

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Y would diastolic BP lower after exercise, is that normal. How quickly should your heart rate go up during exercise and how far. Is 80 high resting ra?

Y would diastolic BP lower after exercise, is that normal. How quickly should your heart rate go up during exercise and how far. Is 80 high resting ra?

Yes!: Normally diastolic blood pressure will fall during exercise and for several hours afterwards. This is because off vasodilation that normally occurs. Systolic BP should always rise. However, in hypertension, the diastolic pressure will rise too, imposing an unnecessary work load on the heart. Increase in heart rate is based on exercise intensity. Normally the HR max is 220-age in years. ...Read more

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Is a resting heart rate at night from 55-60 normal? I do exercise at least 5 days a week but I haven't in a month due to injury. I am 28.

Is a resting heart rate at night from 55-60 normal? I do exercise at least 5 days a week but I haven't in a month due to injury. I am 28.

Normal for athletes: That rate is usually normal especially for those who are athletic. As long as you have no dizziness or other symptoms and the rate is regular. ...Read more

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Dangerous to exercise with a high resting heart rate of 155+ all responses greatly appreciated thanks! also I am already seeing a cardio and have med

Dangerous to exercise with a high resting heart rate of 155+ all responses greatly appreciated thanks! also I am already seeing a cardio  and have med

?: Bonnie, it's hard for me to imagine that your cardio has not treated your resting heart rate of 155+. This is damaging to your heart whether you exercise or not. Moreover, if your resting heart rate is near its maximum, you're not going to get very far with your exercise. ...Read more

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I'm 176lbs 6'0 tall male i exercise regularly but my resting heart rate is 50-60 in the morning all other times its 80-100 during the day is this okay?

I'm 176lbs 6'0 tall male i exercise regularly but my resting heart rate is 50-60 in the morning all other times its 80-100 during the day is this okay?

Heart rate: Your heart rate usually slows significantly at rest and when asleep. It isn't unusual to have a pulse of 50 upon awakening. Faster heart rates occur when you are active during the day. The average heart rate then is about 72 but rates from 55 to 90 may be within normal limits for different individuals. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long it should take to decrease resting heart rate from regular exercise?

Depends: It depends on how vigorously and how long you're exercising. Even under the best of circumstances, you won't see a change for a few weeks. ...Read more

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