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My resting heart rate is 120 bpm. Is this a normal thing for a 18 year old?

High. A resting heart rate of 120 BPM is abnormal for an 18 year old. The most common cause for a high resting heart rate in an 18 year old is anxiety, but there are several other important causes. A few of these include cardiomyopathy/myocarditis, hyperthyroidism, infection, severe anemia, or cardiac arrhythmia. If your true resting heart rate is 120 bpm, you should see your doctor. Read more...

Slow resting heart rate 54-62.when move increase to 60s-70s.not athletic. Obese. Cardiac echo, cardiac CT angio, ecgs normal. Normal or moreinvestigation?

It's OK. Hi. From the studies done and found to be normal, I'd have to conclude it's fine and not a problem. However, to optimize future health and quality of life, I's recommend healthy diet and taking up some form(s) of physical activity that you enjoy and can stay with on a regular basis for life. To your health! Read more...

Is a resting heart rate of 105 BPM for a 115 lb 18 year old female who walks 2 miles a day (most days) ok?

No. . Your resting heart rate should be in the 80's or lower if you do cardio regularly. Maybe you indulge in caffeinated beverages or chocolate to increase your heart rate. Please see your doctor to evaluate properly. You may have sleep apnea (associated with rapid heart rate) or another reason, but it should be investigated and addressed. Read more...

Male 22. Not athletic. My resting heart rate in bed can be 47. Do I need pace maker? Scared heart will stop! Resting hr in day is above 60.

Need a check up. Need a check up to see if it is complete heart block congenetal ?Heart block basline ekg is a right stsrt /? Holter monitor and stress test for rate response would be appropriate work up. If proved as congenetal or has chronotropic incompetence eps evalaution might help then to further guide in the issue. Read more...

I'm pretty athletic, I love walking & strength training. For a long time now my resting heart rate is 48. Should I be worried?

No. No. If you are fine without symptom (no dizziness chest pain nausea etc) then don't worry. Athletes tend to be bradycardic hr less than 60. Mine is usually 40. Read more...
No. If you are asymptomatic and have no history of heart disease, you do not need to worry about a low heart rate - in general. I say this because certainly if it was in the 20s or 30s, it would be concerning. But it is not uncommon for young, athletic individuals to have asymptomatic low heart rates. Read more...

45 yrs female. Ferritin level 5 (unknown cause). 600mg ferrous sulphate day. Resting heart rate 56-59. Not athletic (though not overweight). Too low?

Low iron. Low ferritin is an indicator that iron stores are low. It will increase back to normal as your body processes the iron that you are taking. Having a slightly low heart rate is fine as long as you are not dizzy or light headed. It is much better to have a slightly low heart rate than a high one. Read more...

Hi, my son is 14 and is 170cm and weighs 56kg. His resting heart rate is 58 bpm whilst lying and his bp is 116/56. Is he normal please?

Yes. The information you provided is not a cause for any concern. You may advise him that For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Read more...