What does an abnormal heart rate indicate?

what does an abnormal heart rate indicate

In our previous article we had a look at why it is important for you to measure your heart rate

Here we’ll discuss what happens if your heart rate is not in the normal range. Abnormal heart rates can cause arrhythmia, bradycardia or tachycardia.

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Why is it important to track your heart rate?

Why is it important to track your heart rate

Did you know? The number of times your heart beats in a minute says a lot about your level of fitness and is an indicator of impending health problems.

The heart rate at rest also called the resting heart rate is the number of times our heart beats per minute while it’s at rest. We can check it in the morning after  good night’s sleep and before we get out of bed.

According to the National Institute of Health, the average resting heart rate:

  • For children 10 years and older, and adults (including seniors) is 60 – 100 beats per minute
  • For well-trained athletes is 40 – 60 beats per minute.

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Reduce the risk of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)

how to prevent cardiovascular disease

Our fast paced lifestyle has made us susceptible to Cardiovascular Disease (CVD). CVD refers to diseases of heart or blood vessels and they often manifest themselves by affecting blood flow to different parts of the body.

Cardiovascular Disease can also lead to fatal conditions like heart attack or stroke. Continue reading “Reduce the risk of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)”