Stethoscope in front of the heartbeat monitor.

Heart rate refers to the number of heart beats a person has per minute. It is also commonly called the ” pulse ” . Having a lower resting heart rate is usually a sign of good health . Different ways to manage high pulse rate are following :-

  • Regular exercise is the most effective way to manage pulse rate. E.g. Walking
  • Practice deep breathing exercises.
  • Stay Hydrated.
  • Eat a healthy and balanced diet.
  • Manage stress level by meditation  to manage pulse rate.
  • Limit alcohol intake.
  • Get enough sleep.
  • Maintain a healthy body weight.
  • Food rich in antioxidants and healthy fats can lower blood pressure and make it easier to pump the blood . Heart healthy nutrients includes :-
  1. Omega three fatty acid , found in fish , lean meats , nuts , grains and legumes.
  2. Vitamin “A”  found in green vegetables.
  3. Vitamin “C ” found in citrus fruits , sprouts.
  4. Dietary fiber , found in whole grain, nuts , legumes, fruits and vegetables.
  5. Phenols and tannins , found in tea and coffee ( in moderation ).