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What is a healthy heart rate?

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Dr. Thomas Knecht
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Thomas Knecht
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Depends

Depends on a few factors - age, fitness level medications.
66 yr old woman in average shape I would say around 70 is normal. It does vary though!

In brief: Depends

Depends on a few factors - age, fitness level medications.
66 yr old woman in average shape I would say around 70 is normal. It does vary though!
Dr. Laura Anissian
Dr. Laura Anissian
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