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I have medical phobia, not able to go to hospital/doctors. I'm overweight (270), when I stand and walk, my heart rate jumps to 120's-130's and if move much or fast goes to 150's. Is it normal or bad?

Serious condition. This is NOT something you can ignore. I hope you can overcome your 'fear' of doctors and the health care system to get this checked out properly. Your life is on the line. I would worry about a cardiac arrhythmia or possibly a heart valve problem. This is very serious and needs proper evaluation. Maybe you can call your regular doctor today? The good news is at least you reached out on Health Tap. Read more...
Medical phobia. 45 F medical phobia wt 270. High heart weight. ANS: so if you think about carrying a back pack every day that is 140 Lbs this is more than a marine in good shape has to carry. And u wonder why HR IS HIGH? I recommend DASH eating plan at 1800 calories a day. Here is book ID “ISBN: 0-7434-1007-6 -8”. Start Chap 9 in AM and weight will melt away. Most things will get better as weight goes down. . Read more...
EKG & Stress . You need an immediate full history and exam 12 lead EKG to look at your hearts rate rhythm and axis on EKG and to rule out AV nodal reentry tachycardia hopefully this is just sinus tachycardia. Change your diet and your life and depending on BMI consider bariatric surgery. You can do it. We are on your side. . Read more...
Phobia. Since you are afraid to go to the Doctor maybe you could ask a friend or family member to go with you. If this is too hard for you it might be good to receive Pastoral Counseling from your Clergy so you can reach out for help. Since you are at risk for serious illness due to your weight it is crucial for you to have a physical exam by a Doctor. Read more...

Monitoring my heart rate. If I am relaxing from mid 50's to 60's. If I am up walking around 70-80's. 50 years old. Do cardio 6 times a week. Normal?

Normal for you. Congratulations on working out so consistently. It appears to be paying off. Your resting heart rate (hr) can be an indication of cardio fitness. As you become more fit, your heart becomes a more efficient pump and your hr drops. Everybody is different but with activity hr and blood pressure do increase. Want to know more, read about using hr monitors to create exercise goals specific to you. Read more...

I'm male, 26 years old, 5'7" and 146 lbs. After walking a mile, my heart rate was 80ish bpm, I sat down and 20 minutes later it's 56 bpm. Numbers ok?

Family practice . It is probable normal for you and evidence that you have a healthy heart. Read more...
Yea. Yes. That sounds good. The better shape u are in the more you will be able to exercise and the less your heart rate will need to increase. Try to increase your fitness by walking further and faster over time ! Read more...