I have had partial results from a 48 hour holter monitor, and they said for 18 min while sleeping, my heart rate dropped to 35. Other times randomly, it would shoot up to around 118 or so. I do have anorexia, and I know it's the cause. I'm just wondering if I should worry about those numbers or not.... I am having both medical and psychological/psychiatric help for my ED.
A rate of 35 is pretty low and can indicate a weakened heart but not sure the doctors would be too concerned if it happens during sleep. I would think if you are able to get your anorexia under control and your body healthy again your heart would function better. Your heart is likely acting up due to the stress of low nutrition. Best of luck overcoming your illness. Stay strong.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.