Why does increase in heart rate and breathing rate accompany exercise?

Exercise. With increasing body work load and oxygen metabolic demands increasing, the heart rate will increase to increase the cardiac output and breathing rate will increase to make more oxygen available.

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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...

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 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...

How many times a day is deep breathing exercise rec./day? What if you have work and school? I still need to keep my heart rate down. Advice please?

NoResearch, Answers. Deep breathing recommended by some, but the actual issue is relaxation, breathing, yoga, day dreaming (also called self-hypnosis), etc. Whatever works for you. People promote simplistic stuff which may, sort-of, help some (looking for mass market) yet rarely optimal for anybody. The bigger issue: reactions to life driving anger, frustration, fear, both external & especially internal (subconscious). 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...