Heart Rate

The speed at which your heart beats in a minute is known as heart rate. The heart rate is calculated by counting the number of heartbeats per minute, which is almost equal to the pulse measured at any peripheral point. For adults, the average resting heart rate should be between 60 to 100 beats per minute.

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Why does my 7-month-old baby have a heart rate of 90 and above?

Query: Hello doctor,My 7-month-old daughter sweats a lot when nursing or sleeping with her head on my chest. Is this normal? Also, is a heart rate of 90 - 97 beats per minute normal for her when sleeping? I worry so much about her, and I just need a second opinion.  Read Full »

Dr. Sajeev Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your description is grossly inadequate to arrive at a clear diagnosis. The birth history, developmental history, etc., are needed. I took two days to conclude, trying to understand the question. The standard heart rate in a 2-year-old is 80 to 130 per minute. So then...  Read Full »

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