Further, an increase in heart rate over time is associated with an increased risk of death from heart disease and all-cause mortality.
Arrhythmia, tachycardia and other conditions A number of conditions can affect your heart rate.
Athletes generally have a lower resting heart rate due to their physical fitness.
However, their accuracy depends on the quality of the device.
Likewise, factors such as age, sex or weight, as well as physical activity, affect the beats per minute.