I've got a resting heart rate of 30-40 beats per minute. Is that healthy?

Heart rate. 30-40 can be normal but it is slow. You should discuss this with your doctor to know if that is your own normal. People in great aerobic shape and some genetically have that normal rate, for some however it is very abnormal, get checked by your doc if you haven't already.

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I have a beat of 154 per minute after jogging for exactly 1 minute and my resting heart rate is above 80 per minute is that normal?

Depends. This is probably normal and depends upon your underlying level of fitness. Individuals who engage in regular exercise typically have lower resting heart rates and lower heart rate to a given level of effort expended. If do not exercise regularly it may make sense to build up to jogging by walking first. With your history of thyroid disease, it may make sense to see your doctor to further discuss. Read more...
Need Conditioning. The resting heart rate is fine.A heart rate of 154 after 1 min of jogging is high and suggests that you need to do more aerobic exercise assuming you are not having other symptoms. Read more...

My resting heart rate 107, am I at risk of any serious health problems?

Tachycardia. Most resting heart rate normals are 80 to 100 bpm. Some people's resting heart rate is higher. Abnormal reasons for higher resting heart rate include anemia, hyperthyroidism, fever, ongoing inflammation or infection, dehydration and there is also a pathologic sinus tachycardia condition. You'd need to see a dr. And be evaluated if you're worried about your resting heart rate. Read more...

Is a resting heart rate of 120bpm bad for a 19yr old otherwise generally healthy female?

Tachycardia. Yes. As we age out heart rates decrease from normal newborn rates 120-160 to adult rates 60- 90 by early adolescent. A baseline of 120 at 19 pre exercise is exceedingly fast and should be evaluated with an MD soon with an ECG and other cardiac evaluation for arrthymias or congenital disease either cardiac or pulmonary or some other underlying diseases anemia cancers infection. Read more...

How come a person with a low resting heart rate is healthier than a person with a higher resting heart?

Fitness. An individual who is in better fitness shape will need to have their heart pump less often to supply blood and oxygen to their body. So if that person does strenuous exercise there will be a greater range for the heart to increase to supply oxygen to the muscles used in exercise. Obviously there is also an efficiency training effect with exercise, but that is a brief explanation. Read more...