How Does Age Affect Pulse Rate?


As you age, your pulse rate will get slower as your heart rate decreases. A healthy person over 60 should have a slow, steady pulse rate and should exercise gently.
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incresed age = decreased resting heartrate and decreased exercising heart rate (in an average healthy person)
Exercise makes a persons pulse increase. This is because your body is needing to transfer blood and oxygen more rapidly than normal. Which results in a faster heart rate.
A person's resting pulse rate is exactly what it sounds like, the beats per minute when someone is at rest. Check for a resting heart rate first thing in the morning after a good
In the sedentary population, cardiovascular performance declines progressively with age. However, much of this decline is due to 1)physical inactivity and 2) increased body weight
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The pulse rate in humans is affected by numerous things such as: gender (women have a higher pulse rate than men), age (it increases with advancing old age), body ...
Your pulse rate should be measured while resting. Your pulse rate or your heart rate can vary with age and what kind of shape you are in. A normal range for a ...
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