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What position would have a higher heart rate and breathing rate and why?

Standing erect. When you lie or sit, your body doesn't have to fight gravity to get blood to your head. When you stand up, it does, and heart rate rises and leg blood vessels tighten to maintain blood flow to your brain. Breathing is less affected. If you have heart failure, breathing and heart rate may rise upon lying down since more blood returns to the heart than it can handle and it backs up into the lungs. Read more...

Could you tell me what are good exercise routines that can test the heart rate and breathing rate?

Aerobic exercise. Using maximal heart rate and target heart rate zones. Improve endurance and cardiac capacity by reaching 90% of mhr and staying for 2mins then resting and staying at 70% for4 mins. Increase sprinting time slowly. Stay exercising without stoping while resting after sprinting. Read more...

Is the breathing rate or heart rate faster when people live at high altitudes?

Both. At high altitudes, particularly when you first arrive there, it is normal for heart rate and breathing rate to increase. Usually, once acclimated, the heart and respiratory rate should return to normal. Read more...

Can the breathing rate increase as the heart rate increases?

In most . Physiological situations as the heart rate increase the the o2 consumption and the co2 production increase increasing minute ventilation and respiratory rate. Read more...

Heart rate increase, breathing rate increase, dizzy, tremor, normal thyroid hormone? Happen during excitement or anxiety. Why?

Many possibilities. Could you be pregnant? If not, Have you had a rapid growth spurt? Sometimes during periods of rapid growth the autonomic nervous system has trouble regulating and you may need to have more salt and water in your diet. Check for a 30 beat or more difference in hr from lying down to standing. . Read more...

What is the relationship between heart rate and anxiety?

Anxiety can increase heart rate. This is an entirely normal response to stress. If you're on certain medications your heart rate may not increase with stress. Read more...

Is there a relationship between having a fast metabolism and heart rate?

Sometimes, yes. If you have excess thyroid hormone, fast heart rhythm is common. Moreover, thyroid excess is an important cause of atrial fibrillation which, is most people, tends to cause a heart rate in the range of 140-180 until it's modified by medication. Other than thyroid xs, metabolism is hard to measure. How do you know yours is elevated? Read more...