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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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Heart rate 40 beats per minute, should I be concerned?

Heart rate 40 beats per minute, should I be concerned?

Heart Rate 40: Yes. Your heart rate is low. Need to identify underlying etiology. Any a-v blocks or thyroid problems or CAD or medication induced. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my heart rate dropped to 40 beats per minute the other day. how low can your heart beat drop?

What do you suggest if my heart rate dropped to 40 beats per minute the other day. how low can your heart beat drop?

Much slower: Your heart rate can pause for up to 5 seconds (that's a heart rate of 12) and, depending on what you're doing, you may not notice it. Depending on your activity and position, or if it's happening regularly, you'll pass out (or nearly pass out). ...Read more

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What should a resting pulse rate be?

What should a resting pulse rate be?

60-100 bpm.: Assuming the underlying heart rhythm is normal, a heart rate between 60 and 100 bpm would be considered normal at rest. Would go above 100 temporarily with activity, and may be under 60 at rest in someone who’s athletic. ...Read more

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When excerci what should be my maximum pulse rate?

Age: Short answer is 220-age equals 100 percent of age predicted normal. Upto 80 percent of that is safe zone. ...Read more

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How slow of a heart rate should be something to worry about?

How slow of a heart rate should be something to worry about?

Why U asking ?: All of us see our pcp and usually when we do they check our weight , pulse and blood pressure , this is a golden oppurtunity to ask u physician any question u have... ...Read more

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Can your heart beat 300 beats per minute and you still live?

Can your heart beat 300 beats per minute and you still live?

Yes: Yes it can but not for long (at rest). The heart will quickly tire. In addition, the body will not be getting adequate blood flow and oxygen. This needs to be corrected right away if it doesn't immediately self-correct because it can degrade into a potentially fatal rhythm. ...Read more

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What could be the underlying problem with my heart rate being 100 to 125 beats per min while resting?

What could be the underlying problem with my heart rate being 100 to 125 beats per min while resting?

Need ECG: A heart rate at rest should be inthe 60 to 70 beats. Your resting heart rate is fast. You need to have an ECG to determine the rhythm in your heart. Once we know what it is then we can investigate more and treat that. Is there any symptoms? ...Read more

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What is normal pulse rate. Is 90 to 95 a high pulse rate which needs evaluation by a cardiologist. Thanks.

What is normal pulse rate. Is 90 to 95 a high pulse rate which needs evaluation by a cardiologist. Thanks.

Pulse rate: 90 to 95 is a bit high but not of great concern. Your primary care doctor can tell you if its likely of concern in you. Some folks have that rate range as their normal and for others it high. ...Read more

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How harmful for your health is a resting pulse of 90 beats per minute?

How harmful for your health is a resting pulse of 90 beats per minute?

Depends: If the pt has palpitations or feels poorly then a holter and blood work are in order. Maybe even an echo. But if pts fine then probably its fine. Limit caffine and other stimulants. Pts who are poorly conditoned tend to run on the higher end of normal as well. ...Read more

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My heart rate dropped to 40 beats per minute the other day. How low can your heart beat drop before it's dangerous?

My heart rate dropped to 40 beats per minute the other day. How low can your heart beat drop before it's dangerous?

Depends: Normal heart rate is 60-100 bpm. Having said that, in healthy, fit and conditioned individuals a resting heart rate as low as 30-40 bpm can be seen because their heart is conditioned and at rest is not needing a lot of oxygen, so does not beat fast. When that person exercises, and o2 and blood demands go up to their skeletal muscle etc, heart rate will increase. Hope that makes sense. ...Read more

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What is causing my pulse rate to be so low? It's 34 beats a min.

What is causing my pulse rate to be so low? It's 34 beats a min.

Low hr: If your in good physical shape you can have a low heart rate . Might be worth getting an ekg to make sure it's nothing else. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's unhealthy to raise your heart rate to 180 beats per minute?

Can you explain if it's unhealthy to raise your heart rate to 180 beats per minute?

Heart rate: For some people heart rates of 180bpm during exercise or stress are not problematic. For most people pushing the rate to 180 isn't necessary in conditioning or other activities. For people with sick hearts, rates of 180bpm can be very unhealthy. ...Read more

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What should be considered a rapid resting heartbeat?

What should be considered a rapid resting heartbeat?

Well I think: Over 90 is probably worth watching. Generally i get concerned at 100. Ask a cardiologist. I am a radiologist. ...Read more

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What should my resting heart rate be with CHF?

What should my resting heart rate be with CHF?

Below 70: Ideally below 70 beats per minute. But there is no hard fast rule. A new drug, Corlanor, was just approved for heart failure patients with elevated heart rates greater than 70. It was shown to reduce hospitalization a. Good luck!! ...Read more

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Good exercises to do on a daily routine to lower resting heart rate would be what? Son is skinny But his resting heart rate is around 90 bpm.

Good exercises to do on a daily routine to lower resting heart rate would be what? Son is skinny But his resting heart rate is around 90 bpm.

Aerobic fitness : Most of what you read about heart rate in subscience. Junior owes it to himself to get physically fit, with resistance and / or aerobic fitness as his interests direct. He needs to look and feel good, and this will come from a serious commitment to real athletic training. Only he can choose what is right for him, but both will lower heart rate and do much, much more. ...Read more

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