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Low Pulse Rate (45-50) After Waking Up from Sleep in the Morning
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Rakesh2011 posted:
Hello,

Following are the details that might be helpful to you. I just wanted to know why my pulse rate is low (around 45-50 beats per minute) in the morning immediately after I get up from sleep?

Gender: Male
Age: 48
Weight: 82 Kgs
Height: 5'10"
Blood Pressure (in the morning after waking up): 120/75

Hope this information above may prove useful in diagnosing the problem.

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cardiostarusa1 responded:
Hi:

In general-only here, heart/pulse rate (as well as blood pressure) is lowest at night during sleep, then rises upon waking, peaks in the late afternoon or evening, and then drops off gradually.

Normal resting range heart rate (HR) is 60-100 beats per minute (BPM). Average resting HR in males is 72-78 BPM and in females is 78-84 BPM. Under 60 BPM is bradycardia (slow heartbeat).

Bradycardia is ok, that is, unless it causes concerning symptoms, such as lightheadedness or dizziness, weakness, confusion or syncope (temporary loss of consciousness, which includes passing out and fainting).

Medical rule of thumb, report ANY bothersome, concerning, troublesome, worrisome, worsening, or new symptom(s) to a/your doctor promptly.

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be proactive in your health care and treatment. Most important, communicate/interact well with your doctor(s).

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An_193026 replied to cardiostarusa1's response:
Maybe I'm wierd, but I notice a drop in my pulse/bp while I'm working out- I'd be pulling 7mph on a treadmill and have a pulse around 50... what's up w. that?
 
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Rakesh2011 replied to cardiostarusa1's response:
Thanks so much Cardiostar!
 
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cardiostarusa1 replied to Rakesh2011's response:
You're welcome Rakesh.

Take good care,

 
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cardiostarusa1 replied to An_193026's response:
Hi An_133789:

"a drop in my pulse/bp while I'm working out"

"what's up w. that?"


Do consult with a/your doctor promptly on that.

Normally, heart rate, as well as blood pressure, should rise gradually/accordingly during exercise/to the intensity of the exercise.

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Your target heart rate isn't one rate but a range of rates (beats per minute, or bpm), expressed as percentages of your maximum heart rate, that are safe for you to reach during exercise. For most healthy people, the American Heart Association recommends an exercise target heart rate ranging from 50% to 75% of your maximum......

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anurag__jain responded:
For me its always over 65, is that bad?
 
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mivers1 replied to cardiostarusa1's response:
About heart rate and blood pressure, There must be something wrong with me, when ever I wake up be it middle of the night or first thing in the morning, my bp is always high 140/ 85 or higher and heart rate 72 or more, when ever I have worked out in the yard or did a mile walk or what ever I check my bp and it is always a lot lower then it is first thing in the morning, normally around 118/71 heart 62. Don.t figure..
 
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sab0101 responded:
is it normal to to be at below 50 pulse rate when sleeping
 
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sab0101 responded:

Following are the details that might be helpful to you. I just wanted to know why my pulse rate is low (around 45-50 beats per minute) in the morning immediately after I get up from sleep?
 
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cardiostarusa1 replied to sab0101's response:
Hi:

When Is Sinus Bradycardia Considered Normal?

Quite often, sinus bradycardia is completely normal. Healthy young people, and even older people when they are in good physical condition, will frequently have resting heart rates in the 40s or 50s. It is also common (and normal) to have heart rates in this range while sleeping.

http://heartdisease.about.com/od/palpitationsarrhythmias/a/Sinus-Bradycardia.htm


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