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Why would fruits and sugar lower my heart rate and dairy and animal foods raise my heart rate?

What's the difference. Why are you measuring Heart rate with one thing or another? Particularly when you can not do anything about it. If you want to be healthy, you need a sensible diet and exercise. The heart rate is NOT important. Quit measuring it!!!!!! Read more...

When I eat tons of sugar right before bed I wake up the next morning with a faster than usual heart rate 80-85. Normally HR is 60-68. Why is this?

Glucose↓&Adrenaline? yet a very unhealthy choice unless you like Diabetes, Mellitus, obesity, accelerating cardiovascular disease, cancer, etc. While most humans have a sweet tooth & widely used to sell food, the vehicles we are driving are clearly designed to run on very low sugar, moderate protein & high natural fat foods. Yet sugar cheap to produce & use to ?sales of processed/cheaper-to-produce stuff sold as food. Read more...

Did a test. Heart rate 55-60 BPM before consuming monster sugar freeenergy drink. BP 124/71. 45 mins after HR same. BP 121/68. Why no raise in either?

Nature of the drug. The caffeine in energy drinks is primarily a stimulant to the nervous system. It impacts the cardiovascular system only in toxic doses, or in people who are particularly sensitive. This is particularly true if you are habituated by regular use. Read more...
A "dud"? Usually energy drinks have plenty of caffeine and the response of many individuals to caffeine is very different:. For example, if you drink plenty of caffeinated beverages routinely and you add some more, the addition may not make any difference. Also: with a resting HR of 45 bpm, you must be in very good physical shape and HR response to caffeine may be blunted. Read more...

Heart rate these days is between 45-53. While all other BP & blood sugar readings are normal. What seems to be wrong? Shall we worry? Do blood tests?

How do you FEEL? This may be fine for you. If your EKG shows heart block, your physician can advise about a pacer and so forth, but if you feel well, I wouln't worry. Folks on beta blockers often have this kind of bradycardia and it's not a problem. Best wishes. Read more...