Is Pulse Rate and Heart Rate the Same?


Your heart rate and pulse rate provide you the same information, that is, how fast your heart beats in a span of a minute.

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While they aren't the same, there is a connection between your heart rate and pulse.

Your heart rate indicates how fast your heart is beating at any given time.

Your pulse measures the rate of palpable blood pressure increase throughout your body.

Pulse can also be measured using the radial artery in your wrist or side of the carotid artery in your neck.

You can use different types of heart rate monitors to determine your heart rate.

Average heart rates vary by age, body mass and fitness level.

However, a number of factors including obesity, medication, alcohol use and smoking can impact your heart rate.

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