How many beats per minute is a normal pulse?!

Question: I checked mine earlier, & each time I did it it was between 90 & 120! that was as I was resting!
Is this a bit high?

"Normal" is defined as a heart rate between 60 and 100 beats per minute. Less than 60 beats per minute is bradycardia (low heart rate), more than 100 beats per minute is tachycardia (rapid heart rate).

A resting heart rate of 90 is on the high side of normal, but depends on many factors - firstly, how fit are you? Do you exercise regularly? If not, that will generally push your resting heart rate up a bit. Other things, such as anxiety, pain or an overactive thyroid can also cause a tachycardia.

Having a resting heart rate of 90 beats per minute isn't going to do you any immediate harm, it's not something you need to go running to the doctor about. Have a look at your diet and lifestyle (caffeine can increase heart rate, so can nicoteine and alcohol), do a bit of exercise if you don't already. If you have any other symptoms of an overactive thyroid, such as weight loss, despite a good appetite, sweating, and a resting tremor, see you doctor for a blood test to determine whether this is a problem or not.
60 i think
for resting its around 70
60-70 beats when relaxed over 90 is a tad high when resting
60-80 beats per minute usually, but different things , can make the heart rate increase, caffeine, chocolate, stress, cold medicine, are just some of them.
the normal pulse rate should match your heart rate and if yours is at 90 to 120 i'm quite sure that your head is about to explode and plant bits of your brain all over the room in which you are presently residing......./
A resting pulse is about 70 beats per minute. If your excited or anxious it will rise considerably.
Adult 73 to 80 BPM Beat Per Minute
Child 80 to 90
Baby 100 around.
It depends on growh and growth hormones as thyroxine.
It depends on your age, but for an average adult of between 24 and 45 years of age, I'd say about 60-70bpm is a regular pulse.
Resting pulse is 60-70
You may be getting anxious about it and making your pulse go higher.
Relax and take it again when calm.
If it continues to be high, perhaps you are drinking too much caffeine?
avrage is 72 BPM, although my own is 59/60
60 to 72 resting.
It gets slower as you get older, until it stops.
60-69 beats per min.

I think it is a tad high, check it again sit down for 5-10 mins before you take your pulse dont do any moving about before you take it.

Hope this helps.
Without nervous system control, your heart would beat around 100 times per minute. However, when you are relaxed, your parasympathetic nervous system sets a resting heart beat rate of about 70 beats per minute, (resting heart rate is usually between 72-80 beats per minute in women and 64-72 beats per minute in men).
usually you would have a pulse between 60 and 100. But if you had just exercised it would be higher and if you were resting it may be lower.
any thing over 0 is a good thing below that and you are no longer alive.
Normal pulse for an adult after 5 minutes of rest is 60 to 100. For a pulse to be at 120 is high if it is truly resting. Patients have been prescribed medications to lower their resting pulse back into the correct rate in the past. Heart rates between 100 and 120 are sort of a borderline rate which can be easily tolerated, but usually indicate something is not quite right. Anything greater then 120 resting is considered a pathological pulse rate and should be treated as a possible cardiac pathology. Most of these cases are idiopathic which means without obvious cause, but it might be detected as adjunctive pathways in the heart's conduction system, or some sort of sick sinus syndrome etc. Medications such as over the counter cold meds can cause temporary increases in pulse rates. Another thing to consider is fever which can temporarily bring heart rates above the 120 range as well. Some psych medicines can cause this as well, and should be addressed particularly if you have had some dizzy spells recently too. Check your pulse rate after 3 minutes of laying down, then stand up for 3 more minutes and recount your pulse. Increased changes of more then 10 beats could mean you are dehydrated. A 20 rate change may need to be supplimented with IV fluids. As you can see this is a whole can of worms. You could go for years like that untreated, but eventually it would hurt you and may even enlarge your heart, Bigger hearts do not beat better. Please realize from this discussion that you should see a doctor and bring up that your pulse may rise to a resting heart rate of 120 so he can try to evaluate your situation in a more direct manner then you are currently being subjected too. Whatever happens, good luck...
60-100 beats per minute is the "normal" range for healthy adults. Count for a full minute during different times of the day as your heartrate fluctuates with activity, anxiety/stress and even the time of day. If you consistently have a heartrate that fast (90 to 120), perhaps it is OK for you as this is your "normal" rate, but you may want to as about it at your next physical. If you have this fast of a pulse coupled with high blood pressure, you may want to get an appointment to check it out with your doc.
probably anwhere from around 60-80
That is high. Check with your DR to make sure you do not have a valve problem...... Between 60-90 resting is normal

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