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So.. we have this thing you do around your arm to measure your heartbeat per minute and your blood pressure.

This gave me an idea of making a topic to share it with each other, if you know the values at least.

My mom told me that females in general have a higher heartbeat than most men, so perhaps I'll notice something in that way :tongue:

My heartbeat: 49 bpm
Blood pressure: 115/75

My family was quite surprised that this came out of it and I'm quite surprised that my heartbeat lowered even more than before (I used to have around 55/60).
 

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My heartbeat: 48 bpm (though i've counted 41 a few days ago)
Blood pressure: 98/64 (i feel dizzy when i wake up or stand up too quickly, my vision almost always blurries when i wake up and my sight can even go black for a few seconds).

Going to check it again tomorrow morning
 

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I've checked my heartbeat again this morning, but it was hard to measure since it was kinda irregular and i got 38 to 42. I've checked it with the cellphone to control, but it did flip and even said 35!!! Like what the fuck. That must have been a mistake. It also registers the pulse, and it was so irregular. I've had the idea that it was hard to measure since i've counted times where i wasn't sure if it did beat or not, because it sometimes looked like it skipped one. Usually this only happened once or twice in 30 seconds, but i'm not sure if it did beat or not (it could have beaten very slowly while the others beats were a bit more pronounced).
 

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I've checked my heartbeat again this morning, but it was hard to measure since it was kinda irregular and i got 38 to 42. I've checked it with the cellphone to control, but it did flip and even said 35!!! Like what the fuck. That must have been a mistake. It also registers the pulse, and it was so irregular. I've had the idea that it was hard to measure since i've counted times where i wasn't sure if it did beat or not, because it sometimes looked like it skipped one. Usually this only happened once or twice in 30 seconds, but i'm not sure if it did beat or not (it could have beaten very slowly while the others beats were a bit more pronounced).
do you have a heart condition?
 

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low heartbeat rate is either a heart condition or being fit, which is why I asked
Yeah, I've searched it up already after my 49 bpm result. But I don't have any of the other symptoms or whatsoever, so I guess I'm just pretty fit :tongue:
 

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do you have a heart condition?
I don't think so, though i could have one without knowing it. I'm not sure. I'm however fit, but i'm not an athlete. Low BMI and intermittent fasting can also cause your heart rate to drop, which is likely one of the causes of my dangerously low heart rate at certain times.

This worries me a bit...

Underweight people generally have an insufficient intake of calories. As the body does not get enough energy for daily activities, it begins to conserve by modifying the regular functions. The heart may beat at a slower rate, which also lowers blood pressure. If this continues for long, you can suffer from decreased heart rate and low blood pressure. For both these parameters, if the counts fall below the range, it can be dangerous to your health. It can cause a permanent damage to your heart and could also be a cause for heart failure.
 

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Yeah, I've searched it up already after my 49 bpm result. But I don't have any of the other symptoms or whatsoever, so I guess I'm just pretty fit :tongue:
My SO has a super low heart rate too. No symptoms. Just something that runs in his family. The only time it has been problematic was undergoing surgery as he kept setting off alarms on monitoring equipment.
 

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My SO has a super low heart rate too. No symptoms. Just something that runs in his family. The only time it has been problematic was undergoing surgery as he kept setting off alarms on monitoring equipment.
Yeah it kinda runs in our family too, but I still seem to have the lowest of them all. Probably because I was the youngest aswell.
 

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So.. we have this thing you do around your arm to measure your heartbeat per minute and your blood pressure.

This gave me an idea of making a topic to share it with each other, if you know the values at least.

My mom told me that females in general have a higher heartbeat than most men, so perhaps I'll notice something in that way :tongue:

My heartbeat: 49 bpm
Blood pressure: 115/75

My family was quite surprised that this came out of it and I'm quite surprised that my heartbeat lowered even more than before (I used to have around 55/60).
My resting heart rate is below 45.

So, female beating the male. Lol.

Yeah I do train some, but it's not a crazy lot. Okay, unfit people do call it a crazy lot but I would be glad to do double this training. As for my heart rate, it used to be 70s when unfit some years ago plus I was younger.


what you describe sounds like it'd be a good idea to go to a doctor and get a proper check
and @Lakigigar

No, you don't have to be a professional athlete to get your resting heart rate down to 40. I wouldn't really worry.
 

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Mine was really high tonight. I might have to go to the doctor about it. Idk what's wrong. I've been doing everything right. I guess I'll have to see if maybe I have a thyroid problem or something.
 

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Mine was really high tonight. I might have to go to the doctor about it. Idk what's wrong. I've been doing everything right. I guess I'll have to see if maybe I have a thyroid problem or something.
Just be sure that its not stress or something in that way that raises it.
 

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Just be sure that its not stress or something in that way that raises it.
could be. I was thinking too, that I just got over a viral infection, which may have contributed. I've also been more anxious than usual, lately.
 

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So, it was 150/100 last night, and about 160/100 this morning. I went for a jog and it went down to 119/90. Still nervous about those numbers being kinda close together. I always hear, high bottom number = stroke risk, and I need ALL my brain cells!!!!
My resting heartrate, has been about 80bpm, but I'm gonna try getting back to jogging, as out of all the exercise regimens that I've gotten into, jogging has, historically, been the best one for keeping my BP regular, and resting heartrate down. I'll also probably cut the coffee out for a while.
Might talk to my doctor about seeing if I can get on medicine that can be taken on an as needed basis, as it's not always high like that.
 

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My resting heart rate is 55-58, and rarely gets over 70 even when I so strenuous work for long enough to stress my system. Last time I checked a week ago my BP was 115/75, which has been normal for me. I also have a BMI of about 18, and keep active. I'm not athletic, but I don't avoid "work", and I'm pretty toned and strong for my weight.

7 years ago I had a very traumatic injury and was hospitalized for a week. They were giving me IV pain meds, but kept shutting it off because my heart rate was dropping below 50 because that is apparently the threshold where they think the meds are too strong and might cause OD. Problem for me was that is just my sleeping heart rate. It meant I never got enough pain meds. That was awful.

My wife is similar in age, but has a more normal BMI, and while not fit, isn't a sloth or "soft" either. Her resting heart rate is 70-75, with a BP similar to mine.

When I was in my 20's I traveled a lot for work, and worked a lot of overtime. I ate fast food twice a day and didn't care what it was, as long as it was salty, and everything I drank had caffeine in it. My BP was 150/75 for 5 or 6 years. My Dr pointed it out when I was 27 as a clear warning sign. My dad died of a heart attack when he was 47, so I knew I had to change. I cut my salt and caffeine in half and my BP dropped 30 points in about a year, and it never went back up. My heart rate then was the same as it is now.
 

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48 and 107/64 are my averages. I am a lifelong endurance athlete. I'm not running anymore because of achilles issues but I walk a lot and I climb to ski big lines around the world. Last year at this time I suffered a coronary artery vasospasm. It was most likely triggered by an allergic reaction. And after a year of tests, all we have is that I tested allergic twice to saffron. I made paella that night and always used saffron. So no more of that and I hope it never happens again. I had no detectable pulse or blood pressure in the ambulance but I didn't lose consciousness (or so they say) and I didn't have a heart attack... my arteries are clear. My memory of it is very fuzzy.
 
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