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My 15 yr son has a sore throat, heavy eyes, temp is 99.5f and his heart rate is in the 90-100. Should I be worried about this or will it pass.

Pharyngitis/tonsils. While most cases of acute pharyngitis are simple viral infections which resolve on their own, there are other considerations which include strep infection, mononucleosis, and tonsillitis. He needs a throat swab. Untreated strep, in particular, can lead to abscess, rheumatic fever, and glomerulonephritis. A simple throat swab will resolve this question. Read more...

Should I be worried? Heart rate over 190 during cardio?

Age predicted HR. Maximum heart rates vary significantly between individuals. Even within a single elite sports team, such as olympic rowers in their 20s, maximum heart rates have been reported as varying from 160 to 220. Such a variation would equate to a 60 or 90 year age gap in the linear equations above, and would seem to indicate the extreme variation about these average figures. Read more...

My heart rate has been low today 60bpm. Should I be worried?

Can be quite normal. In general, a normal heart rate is between 60 - 100. If you have no symptoms and your heart rate rises with more vigorous activity, the rate of 60 is probably normal. Read more...

I'm 41yrs of age and my heart rate is at 55. Is this something to be worried about?

Depends. If you are an athletic individual it may be that your heart rate has adjusted based on how healthy your heart muscle is. If this is not the case, you would need to see your doctor and have them consider something called a holter monitor which measures your heart rate and rhythm over a period of at least 24 hours. It would also be important to know if you have any symptoms with this low heart rat. Read more...