Why might someone have an elevated heart rate for hours after a run?

Heart rate. recovery of rate after exercise can be affected by conditioning, anemia,endocrine status, cardiac status, thermoregulatory state,hydration and other factors, not necessarily a simple explanation.

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What does having an elevated heart rate do to the heart/body?

Depends. Depends on how high the heart rate, for how long it remains so, the underlying heart condition and the reason for the high heart rate. Please talk to your doctor and perhaps see a cardiologist if you have recurrent problems. Read more...

If I am under 30, should I be worried about an elevated heart rate?

Hear rate. More information is needed since there are many reasons for an 'elevated heart rate'. How fast are you talking about? Are you thin or obese, active or mostly sedentary, taking any medications or over the counter drugs or supplements, including herbs. Do you have any other symptoms? I suggest you see your family doctor and ask him or her. Read more...

Will stopping Losartan cause an elevated heart rate?

No. Losartan has no effect on heart rate but may cause your BP to go up. Suggest before stopping the medication talk to the doc who prescribed the med. Read more...

What can be done for an elevated heart rate?

R&R. If it's 100-120, rest and relax. If it's >160, go to an er. If it's in between, try the first and resort to the second. Read more...
Work up. Depends on how elevated your heart rate is. If abnormally high, work up needs to be done to figure out why it is high. If cause is found, it should be treated. If not apparent cause, depending on symptoms and how high it is, treatment may be recommended. Overall, physical fitness, less caffiene and other stimulant intake, and lower stress could help. Read more...