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Hoping you can tell me, is heart rate of 49 beats per minute healthy for a 20 year old?

Depends. A heart rate of less than 60 is called bradycardia, and it is usually considered low. However, certain things can affect this, including medications you may be on which affect heart rate (if you're on any). Another thing is that if you are physically active and physically fit, your heart tends to be healthier and beat slower, which is normal. Read more...

Heart rate per minute was usually in the 70's to 80's at rest. I am 60 years old and last two weeks HR has dropped to 63 beats per minute???

Likely normal. Generally, a resting heart rate is considered normal from about 60-100 beats per minute. However, it can be normal for some people to have slower or faster heart rates than the above. If you have added new medications or changed your diet/exercise program than this could be a cause. Speak with your doctor if you are still concerned. Read more...

Can you explain if it's unhealthy to raise your heart rate to 180 beats per minute?

Heart rate. For some people heart rates of 180bpm during exercise or stress are not problematic. For most people pushing the rate to 180 isn't necessary in conditioning or other activities. For people with sick hearts, rates of 180bpm can be very unhealthy. Read more...

Teen 15. With arrythmia, my heart rate goes to 220 beats per minute and can last for half an hour. Is this dangerous?

Tachycardia. A diagnosis of the type and cause of the arrhythmia is necessary. In some people such an arrhythmia can be dangerous. It shouldn't be ignored. Once the Doc has identified the information, the Doc can tell you if the arrhythmia is dangerous in you. Read more...

What is the best way to lower a person's heart rate back to 60-100 beats per minute if that person has a BPM of 320 from caffeine? Thanks!

Drug abuse. If you have a 320 pulse you need to go to the emergency room . It is possibly a life threatening heart rate and rhythm. Stop experimenting with drugs. Call 911 and get attention immediately. Read more...
Not caffeine. When you say, "bpm of 320 from caffeine" I am assuming that you are saying your heart rate is 320 beats per minute. A heart rate that fast is not simply the stimulate effects of caffeine. If your heart rate is 320 bpm, you need emergency evaluation today for arrhythmia due to an abnormal mechanism. Read more...