Is a resting heart rate of 120 high?

Yes. Your heart rate should be around 70. Please consult your doctor. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/features/5-heart-rate-myths-debunked.
Yes. Un the absence of stress, anxiety, or recent exercise it is high. You should see your Dr. For an EKG, and possibly a blood count and thyroid blood work if needed.

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My 6 year old has a resting heart rate of 198 bets per minute. He has no fever. Is this to high?

High heart rate . Yes a heart rate of 198 is too high. He needs to have an ekg and a doctors visit. Could be thyroid problems or an electrical problem of the heart. Read more...
TOO high tachycardia. Dr. Wimberly is quite correct to suggest a visit with the pediatrician to evaluate the tachycardia. But something as simple as chocolate or caffeine intake could cause this level of tachycardia, as could otc medications. Your doctor will review these with you to be sure unnecessary tests or treatments are not done on your child. Read more...
Yes. A resting hr persistently at 198 is too high for a 6 year old. I definitely recommend getting it checked. Anemia, high thyroid, and fever can cause rapid hr, but persistently at 198, i would recommend an ekg at least to rule out some types of arrhythmia like something called svt. Read more...

What can I do for a high resting heart rate?

Heart rate. See a doctor and find out why your resting rate is high and then work with the Doc to fix the problem. There are lots of reasons why you could have a high resting rate. Read more...

Is my resting heart rate of 110 justtoo high, or sign of a problem?

Abnormal tachycardia. Average resting heart rates in healthy people can range from the 50s to 70s, so an average resting heart rate of over 80 is usually considered abnormal. See a doctor for evaluation soon. Read more...

Why is it that for the past few days I've had a high resting heart rate?

High heart rate. Without lots of information about you, can't guess. Lots of things will normally increase heart rate and lots of abnormal things will increase heart rate. If you're concerned, see your doctor for a history and exam and see if it can be figured out. Read more...

What could cause a high resting heart rate like 100 to 110 while resting?

A few possibilities. Dehydration &/or meds &/or obesity. If you haven't got one, you need a12-lead ECG to determine what is going on. There is a nerve-based pathway in the heart that looks like an upside-down tree. The pacer is the sinus node. It shoots electricity to the AV node where the left and right bundle branches originate. Then the pathways branch over & over. "Ectopic"/extra sites misbehave & cause this too. Read more...