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Dr. Christopher White Dr. White
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
39 years in practice
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
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What is the normal heart rate at rest?

What is the normal heart rate at rest?

60 to 90 bpm: Normal sinus rhythm is 60 to 90 beats per minute at rest. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Michael Sparacino Dr. Sparacino
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Dr. Donald Alves Dr. Alves
Emergency Medicine
20 years in practice
Eastern Virginia Medical School
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What is the normal heart rate for a 20 year old male at rest?

Varies widely: If you are not over-caffeinated, or energy-drink loaded, and in good physical shape, then 50-80 common. If obese/inactive, 70-90 more likely. ...Read more

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Dr. Amrit Singh Dr. Singh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
47 years in practice
Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Government Medical College, Patiala
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What is the normal heart rate for a 4yr old while sleeping, resting and playing?

What is the normal heart rate for a 4yr old while sleeping, resting and playing?

High: HR is higher for children. approximate sleeping 70 tp 90, resting 90 to 100, plating varies with activity 110 and above. ...Read more

Dr. Audrey Rogers Dr. Rogers
Pediatrics
31 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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Is normal to have 36ppm in rest? Which is the normal heart rate in a 17y/o active girl?

Is normal to have 36ppm in rest? Which is the normal heart rate in a 17y/o  active girl?

60 bpm: However, especially in young athletic adolescents a resting hr can be about 40. Long distance runners especially tend to have lower resting heart rates. ...Read more

Dr. Klaus d Lessnau Dr. Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
32 years in practice
Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nurnberg
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What is a normal heart rate when active. I mean like cooking n cleaning. My resting heart rate is 77bpm. Was 85 BPM when I was cooking. ?

What is a normal heart rate when active. I mean like cooking n cleaning. My resting heart rate is 77bpm.  Was 85 BPM when I was cooking. ?

Still normal: A normal heart rate range is 40-90. Therefore nothing to worry about. However, it is useful to be checked for risk factors such as LDL (cholesterol), high blood pressure, family history of heart disease, glucose abnormalities and smoking. Check with your doc. Additionally, you may be deconditioned and not doing enough exercise. Discuss your exercise program with your doc also. ...Read more

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Dr. Carlos Orrego Dr. Orrego
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
24 years in practice
University Institute of Health Sciences, H. A. Barcelo Foundation
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Dr. Visalakshi Vallury Dr. Vallury
Family Medicine
20 years in practice
University of Illinois College of Medicine
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Heart problem? I just experienced a normal heart rate resting at 80 BPM and doing nothing it shot to 230 BPM why did it do this? I am super healthy

Heart problem? I just experienced a normal heart rate resting at 80 BPM and doing nothing it shot to 230 BPM why did it do this? I am super healthy

Tachycardia : Tachycardia with rates going into the 200's is very worrisome. Pleases schedule an appointment with your physician as soon as possible. You don't describe any symptoms of dizziness, weakness etc. A cardiac evaluation as soon as possible is indicated! ...Read more

Dr. Calvin Weisberger Dr. Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
47 years in practice
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
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Can you get bad chest pain if your heart rate is 130 per min at rest is this a normal heart rate?

Can you get bad chest pain if your heart rate is 130 per min at rest is this a normal heart rate?

130bpm: 130 bpm is not a normal resting heart rate. For some people a heart rate of 130 bpm could be associated with resting chest pain. ...Read more

Dr. Raja'a Kaddaha Dr. Kaddaha
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology
24 years in practice
American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
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Heart feels like it is skipping beats. BP normal. Heart rate goes from 73 to 93 on resting Not on any meds. Slight increase in body temp. No appetite.

Heart feels like it is skipping beats. BP normal. Heart rate goes from 73 to 93 on resting Not on any meds. Slight increase in body temp. No appetite.

Event monitor : Skipped beats can come from the top chamber called atrial or the bottom chamber of the heart called ventricular. Ask your doctor for event monitor that can detect the skipped beats and help him or her to address therapy. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Brezinski Dr. Brezinski
Sports Medicine
29 years in practice
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
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What is a normal heart rate? Mine was 88 per minute resting? When I walk I have breathing problems, what could be going on?

What is a normal heart rate? Mine was 88 per minute resting? When I walk I have breathing problems, what could be going on?

Breathing not normal: For an otherwise healthy person a heart rate of 88 would be in the normal range. Breathing problems when walking are not and need medical attention. The severity can not be judged by your description. ...Read more

Dr. Georgia Latham Dr. Latham
Family Medicine
31 years in practice
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
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My resting heart rate is up to 98 bpm right now. I am a 38 year old woman. I'm dehydrated from being stomach sick today. I also usually drink wine at this time of day and have not had any today. Should I be worried? My normal heart rate is usually in the

My resting heart rate is up to 98 bpm right now. I am a 38 year old woman. I'm dehydrated from being stomach sick today. I also usually drink wine at this time of day and have not had any today. Should I be worried? My normal heart rate is usually in the

Don't worry, DRINK: as much as you can tolerate. Drink most clear liquids such as water, Ginger-ale, lemonade, and/or diluted fruit juice such as apple, pear, or white grape juice. Ginger has been used for centuries for treatment of stomach ailments; Ginger-ale or ginger tea containing real ginger. Chamomile and peppermint tea can also be soothing. Get yourself hydrated or you may need to have IV fluids. ...Read more

Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen Dr. Olshausen
Internal Medicine
15 years in practice
Humboldt University of Berlin
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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

Dr. Dean Giannone Dr. Giannone
Internal Medicine
21 years in practice
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
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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

Dr. Hanan Morcos Dr. Morcos
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology
17 years in practice
Ross University School of Medicine
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What is the normal heart rate for one year old?

What is the normal heart rate for one year old?

80-140: Ranges anywhere between 80 to 140 with the average heart rate of a 1 year old being on the 120's. ...Read more

Dr. Carol Jacobs Dr. Jacobs
Pediatrics
years in practice
University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
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What is the normal heart rate for a 3 year old in seconds?

Varies: 70-110 beats per minute - 1.1 to 1.6 beats per second. The proper way to take a child's pulse is to count for one full minute. If a child takes a deep breath it's normal to feel a slight pause. This is called Sinus Arrythmia. http://www.livestrong.com/article/354072-normal-pulse-in-a-three-year-old/ ...Read more

Dr. Umesh Patel Dr. Patel
Internal Medicine
38 years in practice
University of London School of Medicine, University College
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What is the normal heart rate for a 14 year old male while and while not exercising?

What is the normal heart rate for a 14 year old male while and while not exercising?

SSS: Normal heart rate at rest is between 60 and 70 beats per minute. In very fit individuals, it may be as low as 40 BPM without any symptoms of weakness or dizziness. Some arrhythmias may cause the hr to vary from very slow to very fast and beta blockers can be used cautiously to help regulate the rate. Sometimes they are uses in conjunction with a pacemaker which allows their use without slowing hr. ...Read more

Dr. Calvin Weisberger Dr. Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
47 years in practice
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
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What is the normal heart rate for men over 50?

What is the normal heart rate for men over 50?

heart rate: Roughly 60-90 BPM but range varies widely. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Zadeh Dr. Zadeh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
12 years in practice
University of Louisville School of Medicine
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What is the normal heart rate for 23 year old female?

What is the normal heart rate for 23 year old female?

HR can be variable: When resting, normal hrs are 60-80 beats per minute. But younger and healthy people can often have hr below 60 as slow as in the 40s. Lance armstrong was known for having his hr in the 30s. When under stress or exercising the hr can accelerate to over 100bpm and much more if needed. Everyone's maximum hr is calculated by taking 220-age (yrs). ...Read more