My Heart Rate Is Between 90-110 Bpm Resting Should I Be Worried?


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James Milford answered
The typical healthy resting heart rate in adults is between 60 and 80 bpm (beats per minute). Anything over 100 bpm is called tachycardia, though this figure can vary because children and small people have different heart beat patterns. If you are at all worried about any aspect of your health, particularly something as important as your heart, you really should see your doctor to make sure that there is nothing serious going on. Very often, remedies and treatments can be found for problems if they are discovered sooner rather than later.

Some people with tachycardia can have a resting heart beat of up to 400 beats per minute. These fast rates mean that the heart is unable to pump oxygen rich blood around the body efficiently. It can occur in either the lower heart chambers (the ventricular tachycardia) or the upper heart chambers (the atrial heart chambers).

The causes of this condition can be a number of things and include, hypertension, which is high blood pressure; atherosclerosis, which is poor blood supply to the heart muscle because of coronary artery disease; diseases of the heart’s valves and/or muscles (cardiomyopathy); heart failure; tumours; infections; some lung diseases; thyroid disease; electrolyte imbalance; or alcohol or drug abuse. Emotional stress and too many caffeinated drinks can also be the cause of tachycardia, or something as simple as leading a sedentary life and not getting enough exercise.

The symptoms of tachycardia include shortness of breath; dizziness; fluttering in the chest; sudden weakness; fainting and light headedness.

Obviously, your doctor will need to discover what is causing the tachycardia before deciding on whatever treatment is to be given. This can range from medication; a change in lifestyle including eating and drinking habits, and surgery.
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jana answered
A resting heartbeat that rapid could mean multiple things.  Are you hyperthyroid?  Are you taking any OTC or prescription medications?  Do you smoke?  Do you have a rather sedentary lifestyle and get very little exercise?  The best thing to do if this is an uncomfortable feeling or if you are worried is simply go to the doctor or if you have problems with being uninsured, head to an ER when you feel like you are experiencing discomfort.  A rapid heart rate could have so many underlying causes, it probably would make you less anxious (which in itself causes your heart to race) if you had it checked out.

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