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The Normal Oximeter Levels While Exercising
Depends!: Depending on meds, your diet, whether you have metabolic syndrome. The average drop also depends on your starting blood glucose. It should not drop below 80! exercise for a longer time turns the body into a machine that burns glucose from stored glycogen, to one that start to use free fatty acids. This maintains adequate glucose levels. Sporting activities should not be punctuated by eating. ...Read more
Resting oxygen saturation is 98-100 consistently. During intense exercise (85% mhr), it drops to 93-94. Is this normal?
Is it normal for my oxygen levels to fall From 99 to 91 when walking/ exercising with pulse oximeter?
Not Normal: Usually a persons O2 sat should increase or stay same w mild-mod exercise. Do U have HX of smoking or asthma? Even so, UR fall in O2 sat is rather signif.Maybe sat meter not work prop when walking. Way to test: check UR pulse manually w wrist & watch w UR meter. If unsure a Cardiologist/Pulmon can place U on Treadmill & obtain O2 sat. UR finding suggest lung prob. I know not any other HX. See MD. ...Read more
Can creatinine levels be transiently high over baseline during hyperglycemia (sugar ~ 500)? Asking because creatinine values are normal when fasting
Yes: Depending on method for creatinine testing, presence of ketosis, that may accompany hyperglycemia, the result may be falsely elevated. Make sure to control your glucose and A1c. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Can Pfo cause low oxygen levels while exercise. My oxygen levels drops down to about 88 while i am walking, then at rest it goes up to 98?
My pulse rate is normal, but pulse pressure is high. PP is typically around 60 at rest and 70-80 when stressed or after walking. Is this a concen?
Need context: It's hard to determine for your situation. If your pulse rates are abnormal - it lacks clinical context . Fo you have symptoms at your resting rate? Are you on medications like a beta blocker that can affect your heart rate? Remember, we doctors avoid treating numbers- we treat the patient! Try adding more clinical details to your question. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Is a blood pressure of 78/45 too low while your sleeping if your BP is normally between 100/65 and 95/55 resting but not sleeping?
Probably not: Unless you feel dizzy or lightheaded when you stand up the pressure is fine . If you do have these symptoms your doctor will adjust your BP medicines. ...Read more
How does asthma affect routine measurements? Routine measurements : blood pressure, pulse rate, breathing rate, peak flow, body temperature, how and why?
Is it normal for diastolic blood pressure to rise with anxiety? Even over 100? I normally on average have low blood pressure. During activity diastoli goes up though.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When exercising, heart rate will rise 5-10 bpms for 10-15 secs after stopping from its exercising rate, then will sharply fall. What causes the rise?
Obese with a resting heart rate that goes down to 50bpm. I heard that is not normal, and may indicate heart blockage or MVP. HR elevates to 140bpm when exercising. Ekg's, stress, blood ( troponin I < 0.02) X-ray are normal. What could be wrong?
For a 27 year old: woman the normal heart rate can vary between 40 and180 BPM. What you heard (HR<50 concerning) is just that, hearsay! That heart rate is not associated with either heart blockage or MVP. It is unlikely there is anything wrong as it sounds like you have been thoroughly evaluated. ...Read more
Should ones arm be resting on surface or hold itself ( elevated without support)
at heart level while checking blood pressure?
Resting always: When you hold your arm up, you're performing muscular work /isometric exercise: this raises your BP! Your arm must be supported at heart level on a table or desk to obtain an accurate reading. (also: be sure you're at complete rest for 10 minutes and that the cuff is the right size for your arm's diameter). Thank you for asking - that's a great question! ...Read more
What are heart attacks that have completely normal blood pressure levels and normal cholesterol levels?
Yes it can still: Happen....Genetics also play a powerful role.Get a more detailed answer ›
Normal resting heart rate is between 75-85, when walking around it can jump to 90-100, all the way to 160 when excercising. Normal?
Yes: Your target heart rate, in absence of heart disease, can go up to 160 during vigorous exercise, to calculate it , it should be 55-85% of your maximum heart rate (220 - your age) which would be around 160. Target Heart rate is the rate that your heart can handle to benefit from aerobic exercise, wish you wellness ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it bad for my pulse to consistently stay at 100+ throughout the day? Thyroid, hormone levels, kidneys, adrenals, & heart structure is normal!
Yes, I think so.: If you know that all of those things are normal, it sounds like you've had a full checkup, right? What does the doctor say about your pulse rate? If you've evaluated all of these things on your own, perhaps you got one or more wrong. That's not too surprising since learning medicine takes years of studying. See a professional. Good luck! ...Read more
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