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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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Whats a normal heart rate for a child?

Whats a normal heart rate for a child?

Depends: A lot depends on the age of the child. The younger the child the higher the heart rate. 0-1 years, 100-120. 1-5 yrs, 90-110. 5-12yrs , 60-90. 12-adult 60-90 depending upon level of fitness. These are resting heart rates. ...Read more

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What is a good heart rate for a 40 year old?

What is a good heart rate for a 40 year old?

Depends : The heart rate depends on many factors including conditioning, activity and stress level, disease state, mediations, etc. The standard answer is 60-100 but lower rates are quite normal for heatlhy conditioned people and resting rates near 100 are not desirable. ...Read more

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What is a normal resting heart rate for an infant?

What is a normal resting heart rate for an infant?

Age & activity relat: There is a range of accepted normal heart rate for infants that varies with sleep/wake/activities & deciding when they are transitioning from one state to the next is sometimes hard. 0-3m awake 85-205, asleep 80-160; 3m-2yr awake 100-190 & asleep 60-140. ...Read more

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What is a normal heart rate for a woman during moderate exercise?

What is a normal heart rate for a woman during moderate exercise?

It depends on age: Subtract your current age in years (36) from 220. First multiply the number you get by 0.6. This is your minimum target exercising heart rate. Now multiply the first number you got by 0.8. This is your maximum target heart rate. Stay inside that range when you exercise. 220-36=184; 184x0.6= 110; 84x0.8=147. Your "normal" heart rate for exercise is between those 2 numbers. ...Read more

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What is a normal pulse rate for a lady age 64?

What is a normal pulse rate for a lady age 64?

Variable: The heart is dependent on activity level and physical fitness. The normal range is between 60 - 100. That being said, very physically such a marathon runner, the rate can be as low as 40. Some medications such as beta blockers, can lower the heart rate as well. If you have symptoms of fatigue and dizziness along with a low heart rate, further evaluation may be needed. ...Read more

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What is the normal heart rate for a sedentary person?

What is the normal heart rate for a sedentary person?

60-100bpm: Regardless of lifestyle, a normal heart rate is considered 60-100 beats per minute. Now, very athletic people may have heart rates below 60 at rest, but that doesn't mean that sedentary people are allowed to have heart rates above 100 at rest. ...Read more

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What is the normal heart rate for a 50 years?

What is the normal heart rate for a 50 years?

60-100: Generally a normal resting heart rate would be between 60-100, but truly in the 50's would still be fine, especially if you are active. And while the definition for "too fast" is > 100, it may be unusual to be in the 90's when completely at rest. Depends on the circumstances ...Read more

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What is the normal heart rate for a child who is sedentary?

What is the normal heart rate for a child who is sedentary?

Varies: Resting heart rates vary based on the age of a child. Please see the MedLine table at: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003399.htm. ...Read more

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What is considered a healthy, typical heart rate for a person?

Variable range: The adult average resting heart rate is variable, depending on underlying health, aerobic fitness, etc. The typical range would be between 60 and 90 beats per minute. People who are in good aerobic health can be in the 50's. Professional bicyclists can have resting heart rates in the 40's to upper 30's per minute. ...Read more

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What is a good heart rate for a 60 year old who works all day with a heart rate of 79-89?

What is a good heart rate for a 60 year old who works all day with a heart rate of 79-89?

That is normal: The heart is a muscle and when it is resting and/ or one is in good shape, resting heart rate can be as low as 40 BPM. That is what is typically seen in well conditioned athletes when they r sedentary or sleeping for example. Others who are not quite as athletic, will have a resting heart rate 70-90 BPM while awake and likely go down below. 70 BPM when Sleeping ...Read more

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My resting heart rate is 120 bpm. Is this a normal thing for a 18 year old?

My resting heart rate is 120 bpm. Is this a normal thing for a 18 year old?

High: A resting heart rate of 120 BPM is abnormal for an 18 year old. The most common cause for a high resting heart rate in an 18 year old is anxiety, but there are several other important causes. A few of these include cardiomyopathy/myocarditis, hyperthyroidism, infection, severe anemia, or cardiac arrhythmia. If your true resting heart rate is 120 bpm, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is a good pulse rate for someone who exercises?

What is a good pulse rate for someone who exercises?

When?: During the exercise or while resting? During vigorous exercise, depending on the age and fitness of the person, the heart rate could be from 120-170. Resting heart rate varies from the 40s (for a marathoner) to the 90s (for someone much less fit). ...Read more

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What is a normal heart rate for a premature one year old?

What is a normal heart rate for a premature one year old?

Variable: The rate will always vary with the situation at hand. The expected awake rate varies from 100-190/min while the sleeping rate varies from 75-160. Fever or stress generally increase the rate beyond the babies baseline. ...Read more

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Is there an optimal resting heart rate for a 20-something person?

Not defined: No defined data on optimal hr. We know that lower heart rates over time provide a correlation to longer life span and decreased cv events. ...Read more

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What is the normal heart rate for a woman in labor?

What is the normal heart rate for a woman in labor?

U mean fetal ht rate: Or maternal ? Maternal - between 55-100 appprox., or fetal between 110-170 approx, I am sure your OB doc and the nurses will be monitoring everything and if you have ?S about that please ask them. ...Read more

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What is a dangerous heart rate for a 51 year old female at rest?

What is a dangerous heart rate for a 51 year old female at rest?

Resting HR: HR is usually between 60-90, 72 is best. we usually don't worry till < 45 or 40( may not perfuse enough) , as athletes may have HR in 50's, or higher than 100 ( 120-130 is really more worrisome(beating to fast to perfuse), 100 just tells us to evaluate why high) . Hypo/hyperthoridism affect HR, medications ( caffeine/alcohol/),POTS, cardiac issues, rare conditions like carcinoid/ f/u/ w/ doc, ...Read more