Rapamycin and HRV

Do any of you monitor your heart rate variability? How does taking rapamycin effect HRV in the short term?

I recently started using a polar chestband. I was a bit disappointed with how low my HRV was, but then wondered if having taken rapa on Sunday had anything to do with it.

In any event, I should probably exercise more!

I monitor HRV daily with my Oura ring and haven’t noticed any effect of rapa. Yes, definitely should exercise more (Zone 2 training) and try to get stress levels down and optimize sleep to improve HRV.

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I also wear an Oura ring and the only thing I’ve found that consistently increases HRV is a cold shower.

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For how long do you think this effect of a cold shower persists?

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Well I get a 5 to 10 point bump when I take a cold shower after training in the morning.

The Oura gives you an average for the time you’re asleep so the effect must persist for 24 hours.

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I track my HRV too my Oura ring also and I noticed that when I don’t eat anything in the evening hours past 7 PM I have high HRV readings. If I snack on something after 7 PM throughout the evening I Get Low HRV readings.

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I monitor HRV and haven’t seen any change with rapamycin. I did have relatively low HRV a while back, so I did the breath course on Elite HRV (which is free). It went up dramatically and stayed there.

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I’ve been using elite hrv too. I’ll check out the course.

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I didn’t see this as a free course. Do you have a link?

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I believe this is the one

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Totally anecdotal but… 3 doses of 3mg and each time I’ve seen a ~10 point drop in HRV on the first night. Might just be anxiety related

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