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What is your heart rate supposed to be when moving around during the day?

This may be a strange question, but I know your normal heart rate is supposed to be between 60 to 100 bpm.  Ok, so does that mean even when your cleaning your house, or walking around your yard, or doing dishes, laundry, going to the store, etc?  Since I was diagnosed with two brief episodes of svt, when I am getting a second opinion on, I am confused as to what it is supposed to be around during the day.  If when you exercise it is supposed to go up, isn't it supposed to go up also when your standing up and walking around doing things?  Mine goes up to 100-130 when cleaning my house or doing errands.  I don't know what is normal, anyone have any suggestions, this is driving me crazy!  Thank you, Michelle
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Same problem here.  My normal resting rate is high,,in the upper 90s and even when i walk up my steps to do laundry or in then kitchen it shoots up to 110 or hight just from walking around.  I took it in a store today and it was 126.  I was calm and not doing very much so this really scared me,,then it really went up.  I'm having the same problem as you and dont know how to fix it.
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Hello, do you have any other heart conditions?  I am now taking a beta blocker for my fast heart rate.  I have sinus tachycardia and supraventricular tachycardia.  I still don't know what normal is supposed to be, but I know mine was too high, and I think yours is too high too. BUT, having said that, I also know that anxiety can make it go high.  So by just noticing or worrying about it can make it go high.  Which is what I have been doing, but I'm still taking the beta blocker because I do have a heart condition.  Maybe just get a check up with your Dr. if you haven't done so?  Take Care, Michelle
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Hello,
Sorry I have a new nickname, lost my other password. I am not trying to scare you but hun, you need to get a second opinion.  Even if it is just regular sinus tachycardia, I have been told that you should not be in that high of a rhythm.  Is there another Cardiologist you can see?  It could possibly be just anxiety, but still, if that is what it is, then you need to get treatment for that.  I feel for you, I have SVT, and mine hits about 150 to 200.  I know what you mean about climbing stairs, but since I've been on the Inderal it is slowly helping me.  My anxiety over this doesn't help either.  If you need to email me to talk more, feel free too.  ***@****

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Hi,
   I actually had a "cardiopulmonary stress test done and pulmonary function test"  figured it wasnt my heart but my lungs so dr ordered these test..lung function came out fine and the stress test was okay,,EXCEPT for the fact as usual,,my heart rate went from 92 up to 180 almost immediately.  Went to a cardilogist who insisted that because the ekg was fine while i was taking the test i have no blocked arteries..he also did and echo cardiogram which showed some fluid in the sac around the heart but said it was no big deal and come back in a year.  I cant even walk up my steps without my heart feeling like its pounding. I took mine today while watching tv and its 126.  Ive never had this feeling before and just dont know what to do about it since ive been to a cardiologist.  They keep telling me nothing is wrong.  I was able to run 3 miles on a treadmill at the gym last month with a heartrate of 178,,but i was able to do it.  Now i cant even walk it without it hitting 200.
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I have the same question, I'm actually on a 24 hour heart monitor right now but feel like my heart has been beeting fast all day due to anxiety about the SVT diagnosis. Also, I'm at work and have been running around quite a bit. my heart rate has been consistently in the 110 area all day. Normal resting heartrate while just watching tv is about 76. Anyone else have an elivated heart rate while at work, but not at home? I'm not particularly stressed about work, I think it's just the monitor!
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I'm in the same exact condition. I've been told it was anxiety for years. I just had 2 bad episodes of svt, landed me in the e.r..where I work, so I was embarssed. But it scared the **** out of me. So they finally said, hm... I don't think its anxiety, it went to 177..then down to 100s and back up to 145 150.... fluctuated for awile, they ran in with sta ekgs.showed tachy, but all normal. Now I'm being reffered to another cardioologist electro sumthing, to see if its one of my eltroids setting it off or w.e... I'm on a beta blocker rite now, I take 1,2..... but normally I can't go up the staires w.out my heart racing either, so annoying. I use to do track,cheering,soccer... and now I can't run a mile without my heart punding ,and I'm only 26...... I had my daughter almost 2 yrs ago and all these symptoms went away! I use to have chest pain, feeling of fainting, rapid h.r.... now. It just all started comming back about 2 months ago. Helppppp...... hey did an echo all the chambers are normal too. So the last step is the eltroid thing, to see if that is triggering it. If nott, then my heart is normal and I'm back to square one, what causes my fast h.r.
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hi i am only 21 years old and my heart is always above 110 when standing up and when i do anything it goes up from there. for example just doing dishes or doing laundry or just taking a shower my heart rate can go up to 170 to 180 i do have anxiaty but not when im at home doing nothing. my dr sending me to a specialist and has precribe beta blockers but i feel worst when taking them so i dunno what to do.
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Wow. Yeah I'm on beta blockers for a month now, just tired latley...  and .5 xanax... when I feel it, I get anxious.  We are so young n shouldn't have this,gur
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i know its just comsumes  your life and dont wanna be drug up on medication and resently i had an really bad episode were i past out and felt like my heart was going to come out of my chest and yes 21 wayy to young for this
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There are basic parameters for heart rate and postural changes. I mean if you permanently have a resting heart rate of over 100 it's best to get a check up. The key is symptoms, if you go light headed, dizzy are fainting, have short of breath, then it's much more important to seek a medical evaluation.
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You guys need to look into Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) and/or Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia (IST).  It won't kill you, don't worry.  And... help is out there.
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