Heart rate monitor

What is Heart rate monitor?

A heart rate monitor is a personal monitoring device which allows one to measure his or her heart rate in real time or record the heart rate for later study.

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Im a 43 year old male of Indian origin. Im abt 5 9 tall and weigh abt 170 pounds. I play squash abt 4 times a week and do the stair stepper 3 times a week. I also lift some weights for resistance training. When I do my cardio on the stair stepper,...
Dear Sir
1. Your age predicted maximum heart rate (APMHR) by one of the accepted formulas is 177 beats per minute. By this we mean that at maximum level of exercise (~10 METs at your age), your heart should be near about this figure.
2. Now the target heart rate depend upon the level of exercise...
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last week i was at out patient in local hospital, cause i had high hear rate, during the day my resting can be as high as over 100 and when walikng can get close to 200, i currently have to wait for a 24hour blood pressure monitor and 24 hour...
A resting heart rate over 100 is not normal. So is 200 on mild to moderate effort.
Your doctor is doing the right things - Holter (24-hour ECG monitoring) is a must to throw light on your condition. You will also need to have some blood tests - Thyroid function, for example. The proper...
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I have been wearing a heart rate monitor that tracks and logs information for a few days now. My heart beat is around 60-70bmp when sitting and jumps to 100+ on standing. After walking around it fluctuates between 80-110bmp. I become dizzy after a...
you have POTS (orthostatic hypotension) visit your cardiologist for a proper solution
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I have just started working out with a personal trainer two weeks ago. Today I was on stair climber and heart rate monitor on my chest went to 181 (I am 41 years old. 4 foot 4 inches and 139 lbs senentary job no cardio workouts for a couple of...
Thanks for writing in.
I am a qualified and certified cardiologist and I read your question with diligence.
Honestly speaking it is a matter of concern not of getting panicked.
If you had idiopathic pulmonary dilatation leading to slight pulmonary regurgitation as your mail suggests then...
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How can I slow my heart rate
Brief Answer:
Beta Blockers

Detailed Answer:
Dear Mam
Hi , I am Dr Anshul Varshney , I have read your query in detail , I understand your concern.
I would like to know why you want to slow down your heart rate? Is it because of anxiety problems?
The drugs used to control heart rate are Beta...
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Im a 18 year old female and the last couple months my heart has been beating fast it does it when im sitting,standing, walking almost anytime I have trouble breathing and get dizzy I fainted one day and was taken to hospital they did a ecg but it was normal. My sister has wolf parkinson white sydrome and they said I could have it so they gave me a heart monitor im still waiting for the results. I just need some answers cause its taking over my life
palpitation may be due many causes including anxiety, thyrotoxicosis and heart disorders, in your case it appears to be related to rythm disturbances in heart, so you need holter rythm monitoring to confirm diagnosis, if it is WPW syndrome radio ablation of accesory tract is best treatment....
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Hi doctor I am 40, female, 1.68m, weighing a lot more than i used to 80kg. I have noticed my heartbeat is a bit faster than normal all day, when i go to sleep i can feel it. I have Polar heart monitor and my normal rate is 57 when i am in bed but now is around 66 and 72!!! I have been to the doctor here and i was given a heartbeat monitor overnight but unfortunatelly the problem had stopped at the time so it was around 57. Now it is all the time faster!!! I wonder what is wrong with me. Thanks for your help.
Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

You will have to repeat the ambulatory monitoring (Holter) again.
The study could also be extended to 48 hours.
Further management is dictated by the results of the test.

You may need ECHOcardiogram / Treadmill exercise ECG (TMT) / Laboratory work-up

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Buzzing in left upper chest. Started intermitently, growing in frequency over 2 months. Occurs now ever few minutes for 5-10 seconds. Now expanding to groin area with same frequecy but for 30-60 seconds in duration. No pain just very defined buzzing/tingling/bubbling sensation in these specific area. Blood pressure normal. No medications or injuries or surgeries. 55 years old. Am within normal weight for my 6 foot frame. Wore heart monitor for 24 hours with no observable abnormalities. Any comments may aid in the on going investigation. Thanks.
Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

The limited information provided is not sufficient enough to arrive at an appropriate conclusion
Are you the only one hearing? – can your friend, family or doctor too could hear?
And two unrelated areas / normal Holter - possibly borborygmi? (sounds from...
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My Garmin heart rate monitor shows my pulse rising quickly from around 150 after running approximately 2 kms. On a 9 kms run my pulse appears to be going up to 238, however on a relatively hard cycle ride of 26 kms my pulse only raises to around 150. I run small distances regularly, about 7 kms three times a week, and I feel reasonably fit, although overweight - 5 11 & 87 kgs. Is the 238 bpm heart rate anything to worry about or is it a malfunctioning heart rate monitor?
Hello its good that u r on regular exerise, u have weight but will come down as u r on exerise. Just dont worry about your pulse rate. Just go for 2d echo and lipid profile done. And continue your exerise. Rever me with investigation. Bye
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