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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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Dr. Michael Gabor
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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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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 do I need to do in order to maintain healthy heart?

What do I need to do in order to maintain healthy heart?

Make sure your: blood pressure,cholesterol,blood sugar R normal.Stay aerobically fit,don't smoke or drink too much( for women now is no more than 1 drink per day ) and don't get stressed out.Keep your regular checkups,take your medicine,and find doctors who have the inclination to listen to you.?? ...Read more

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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 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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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

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My heart dr said my heart was funcation 50 percent now it 40 is there anything i can do to bring it to a healthy heart i don't smoke or use caffine ?

My heart dr said my heart was funcation 50 percent now it 40 is there anything i can do to bring it to a healthy heart i don't smoke or use caffine ?

Missing information: There has to be more to this story. Or the cause of your diminished heart function has to be determined. All answers to your question depend on the cause of your problems. ...Read more

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What is the healthy heart rate for a 45 year old man, 5ft, 10 inches, 220 pounds. Starting to excercise and don't know how high my heart rate should go?

What is the healthy heart rate for a 45 year old man, 5ft, 10 inches, 220 pounds. Starting to excercise and don't know how high my heart rate should go?

Get checked: Before beginning an exercise program, you should visit your family doctor and have your cardiac risk evaluated. If indicated, a exercise treadmill should be done. ...Read more

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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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Yoga (Definition)

The term yoga comes from a sanskrit word which means yoke or union. Traditionally, yoga is a method joining the individual self with the divine, universal spirit, or cosmic consciousness. Physical and mental exercises are designed to help achieve this goal, also ...Read more