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heart beat

a complete cardiac cycle, including spread of the electrical impulse and the consequent mechanical contraction.
Synonym(s): ictus cordis

heart beat

(hahrt bēt)
Complete cardiac cycle, including spread of the electrical impulse and the consequent mechanical contraction.
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The technical hurdles are few since it is no longer necessary these days to measure breathing rate in addition to heart beat, a modern ECG unit would basically suffice, the researchers explained.
When it falls below 50 per minute or exceeds 120 per minute for a long time, without any additional activity to raise or lower the heart beat, then it is considered as arrhythmia.
Although the heart beat is usually fairly regular, most people will have a slower or faster heart rate at certain times, such as when relaxing or exercising, and it is also normal to have an occasional feeling that the heart is beating irregularly or that is has skipped a beat.
A new surgical treatment is now available in Dubai to treat heart arrhythmia, which occurs when the heart beats irregularly and cannot pump blood effectively, putting vital organs such as the brain and lungs at risk and making patients vulnerable to heart attack and stroke.
Masoumi in 2010 concluded in this study that the chosen exercise program (mixed exercise such as slow continuous running, continuous running and resistance exercises with tolerate of body weight for 12 weeks and each 4 weeks 90 minutes) has significant effect on the physiological capacities (reduction of heart beat in rest and exercise situation) and body compositions (reduction of body fat and fat weight) but it hasn't any significant effect on fatless weight[6].
Besides paying tribute to the Frederique Constant team, to celebrate its tenth anniversary, Peter Stas, CEO and coA[degrees]founder of the brand, revealed two new timepieces in the Manufacture collecA[degrees]tion: Heart Beat Manufacture Silicium FCA[degrees]942 and Slimline Tourbillon Manufacture FCA[degrees]980.
The heart beats between 60 and 90 times a minute, and anything below or above that range is considered abnormal.
All examinations of heart beat were observed first with M-mode ultrasonography and then B-mode ultrasonography by using a stop watch.
THIS multi-purpose monitor would be wasted just crunching calorie and heart beat stats in a gym.
A SCHOOLBOY with two heart beats has been told he cannot play outside with his friends in case it triggers his rare heart condition.
Money raised from The Heart Beat Walk will go towards the Mending Broken Hearts Appeal.
Trehan said: "There are concerns though his blood pressure and heart beat are okay.