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Why does your pulse rate increase with exercise?

Why does your pulse rate increase with exercise?

Pulse: One hypothesis is when breath rapidly it stimulates the baghdad nerves which stimulate the brain to produce more adrenaline which affects the blood vessels which increases pulse rate. Another theory is hyperventilation causes more demand for oxygen which makes heart work faster. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Why does the pulse rate increase and heart pound after sprinting?

Why does the pulse rate increase and heart pound after sprinting?

Pulse: One hypothesis is when breath rapidly it stimulates the baghdad nerves which stimulate the brain to produce more adrenaline which affects the blood vessels which increases pulse rate. Another theory is hyperventilation causes more demand for oxygen which makes heart work faster. ...Read more

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Why does my heart rate increase significantly after eating?

Why does my heart rate increase significantly after eating?

Maybe it does: When you eat a big meal, you divert blood to digestive tract where it's most needed. Your heart responds by pumping more blood. It has 2 ways to do this: increase its stroke volume and increase its rate. If you have heart disease and can't increase your sv, the rate will have to increase. If you're healthy, most likely your observations were random and not consistently reproducible. ...Read more

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Why does your heart rate increase when you sneeze?

Why does your heart rate increase when you sneeze?

It may not: There can be a small temporary decrease or increase in your heart rate immediately before or after a sneeze. This is not from the sneeze itself, but it is related to the deep breath taken before the sneeze or the sudden blowing out of air during the sneeze. These large changes in filling of one's lungs can change the pressure inside the chest, and briefly affect the heart rate. ...Read more

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When you increase your level of activity, does your heart rate increase or decrease?

When you increase your level of activity, does your heart rate increase or decrease?

Increases: If it doesn't increase, you need to see a doctor! (the condition is called "chronotropic incompetence"). ...Read more

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Why does heart rate drop and BP increase when you have pancreatitis?

Why does heart rate drop and BP increase when you have pancreatitis?

Not associated: There is no natural response of hr and BP to pancreatitis. Pancreatitis can cause elevation or depression of either depending on degree of illness and pain. ...Read more

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Please explain why does pulse rate not continue to increase with increasing exercise?

Please explain why does pulse rate not continue to increase with increasing exercise?

Pulse rate: As bodily demand for cardiac output increases, the heart rate increases apace. As the rate increases the diastolic filling time shortens and eventually cardiac output falls despite the rate, the short diastole also is detrimental to heart function. The combination and others limits the rate increase. ...Read more

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Why does increase in heart rate and breathing rate accompany exercise?

Why does increase in heart rate and breathing rate accompany exercise?

Exercise: With increasing body work load and oxygen metabolic demands increasing, the heart rate will increase to increase the cardiac output and breathing rate will increase to make more oxygen available. ...Read more

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Why does increased heart rate after I use inhaler?

Why does increased heart rate after I use inhaler?

Inhaler use: Depending on the inhaler you are using there are possible side effects. Albuterol which is a common rescue asthma inhaler can cause your heart race to increase. Discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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Why does pulse rate increase during exercise except yoga?

Why does pulse rate increase during exercise except yoga?

Rate of expenditure: Because heart rate is responding to metabolic demand and rate of expenditure. If the metabolic demand is low and you are expending it slowly the rise in pulse may be barely perceptible. Igorous yoga will raise your pulse just like vany other exercise. ...Read more

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What happens to cardiac output and after load when when heart rate is low? does it increase because high heart rate causes decrease in CO

What happens to cardiac output and after load when when heart rate is low? does it increase because high heart rate causes decrease in CO

Varies.: BUT in a young healthy person, generally the heart rate is low because the heart is efficiently pumping and the cardiac output is good. Generally, (in normals), increasing the heart rate increases pumping and cardiac output. ...Read more

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Can drinking water after exercise make your heart rate increase?

Can drinking water after exercise make your heart rate increase?

No: No....Dehydration following exercise causes increased heart rates....Hydration should lower, not raise heart rates. However heart rate recovery ...How quickly heart rate returns to baseline is a measure of cardiovascular fitness. ...Read more

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Why does my heart rate increase at after every meal?

Why does my heart rate increase at after every meal?

Heart rate: With a meal blood is shunted to the gut for digestion and rate typically increases ...Read more

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What is delayed heart rate recovery? Why does my heart rate increase seem to be delayed with exertion happening then my HR climbs after I'm resting?

What is delayed heart rate recovery? 
Why does my heart rate increase seem to be delayed with exertion happening then my HR climbs after I'm resting?

HR goes dn w/ rest: A normal heart rate goes DOWN when resting, usually coming back to "normal" (60 to 100 bpm) within 5-10 minutes. If the heart rate does not come back down in this range or (perhaps as in your case), it goes UP, then that points to a problem. Usually it means deconditioning (you're out of shape) but occasionally it means ...Read more

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What will happen if you exceed your maximum heart rate when exercising?

What will happen if you exceed your maximum heart rate when exercising?

Calculation: Mhr = 220-age. Remember it's a calculation and not exact number. If no symptoms associated you should be ok. However, why you want to reach your mhr? Know the training zones and exercise accordingly. Ex: 60-70% training zone for basic endurance and fat burning; caloric burning depend on exercise time. ...Read more

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What makes heart rate increase during exercise besides epinephrine?

What makes heart rate increase during exercise besides epinephrine?

Many factors: humidity, altitude, oxygen tension, thermal are just a few examples. Dehydration as well as increasing the core body temp are very influential on raising your heart rate. How good your fitness level is also important. ...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