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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Healthy Heart (Definition)

Heart health is important, especially as we age. To prevent multiple heart conditions including but not limited to high blood pressure, heart attacks, arrhythmias, and congestive heart failure, small changes in daily habits are necessary. These changes can include eating healthy, exercising, managing stress levels, limiting alcohol and tobacco intake, ...Read more


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Need help. Is 68bpm a healthy heart rate for an age 16 female?

Need help. Is 68bpm a healthy heart rate for an age 16 female?

Yes: Yes. Stay in shape exercising and eating healthy. Do not smoke, will be the worse habit for your future health. Health wise, today is the time to be healthy the rest of your life. ...Read more

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What is a healthy heart rate?

What is a healthy heart rate?

50 - 100 bpm: Generally, your resting heart rate will fall between 60 - 90 bpm, but resting rates slightly faster/slower than 50-100 bpm may still be considered normal, especially in the absence of other symptoms, like fatigue, dizziness, shortness of breath, chest pain, or passing out spells. ...Read more

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What is a healthy heart rate?

What is a healthy heart rate?

Generally: Hi. Healthy pulse for normal healthy people is 50's to low 80's at rest. It's important to make sure it's assessed at rest. Pulse increases with activity, and that's normal. While medical textbooks say a normal resting pulse is 60-100, that's not correct. No healthy person has a resting pulse in the high 80's or 90's. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is a healthy heart rate while exercising? Mine reaches between 174 and 195.

What is a healthy heart rate while exercising? Mine reaches between 174 and 195.

May want to ease up: a little bit. 100-170 beats per minute is approximately 50-85% of your maximal heart rate (known as target heart rate). Your maximum heart rate is calculated by 220 minus your age which it looks like you are close to reaching when you are exercising which means you are probably pushing a little too hard. ...Read more

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I'm supposed to know what a healthy heart rate is after exercise, and also know what isn't healthy.

I'm supposed to know what a healthy heart rate is after exercise, and also know what isn't healthy.

220-age = max: During exercise, the target is 70 to 80% of ur maximum heart rate, which is 220-ur age (e.g., a 40 yr old has a theoretical max HR of 180 bpm, & 80% of that is 144 bpm). Anything above the max is not healthy if u r not used to exercising. 15 min after exercise (complete rest), ur HR should drop back down to less than 100 bpm. Anything above that means something's not healthy. TTYD or cardiologist ...Read more

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I was wondering what a healthy heart rate for a 15 year old girl is?

I was wondering what a healthy heart rate for a 15 year old girl is?

60-90 bpm: While resting, your heart rate should be between 60 and 90 beats per minute. While exercising, it might increase to 100 to 150 beats per minute. A heart rate faster then 90 bpm at rest or 200 bpm during intense exercise should be evaluated by a pediatric cardiologist. ...Read more

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What would be a good healthy heart rate for a 53 yr old just doing daily activities? RHR 50s/60s. Is upper 90s-lower 100s too high?

What would be a good healthy heart rate for a 53 yr old just doing daily activities?  RHR 50s/60s. Is upper 90s-lower 100s too high?

Max HR based on age: When we perform stress tests, we generally try to obtain as close to maximum as possible calculated as 220 minus your age so for you: that would be 167. I tell my patients that they should achieve at least 85% of maximum during maximal effort and to ease down once that heart rate is achieved. As one becomes more conditioned, it takes longer to achieve that peak heart rate ...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