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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
Hydrate: Climbing up stairs is a pretty strenuous activity, if you are out of shape or mildly dehydrated your heart rate will increase more rapidly than a fit ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
Specializes in Cardiology
Syncope: Age - co morbidities? see your doctor. vasovagal syncope can occur due to peripheral pooling of blood tachycardia & drop in BP. Arrhythmias, CAD ... Read More
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Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Merits an evaluation: This merits an exam by ones doctor or a cardiologist to determine ones blood pressure sitting and standing, thyroid function, echocardiographic study ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Landers
31 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Elevated heart rate: Sometimes anxiety can cause elevated heart rates. Sometimes elevated heart rates can cause anxiety. Not sure what workup was performed. Consider a c ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Underwood
63 years experience Psychiatry
Possible.: Do you have anxiety? If yes, then possible, but a TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) should be obtained. The rate of 144 is twice normal so both migh ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Maglione
Specializes in Cardiology
Depends : Whether one needs medicine for sinus tachycardia depends on whether one has any underlying structural or functional heart disease. It also depends on ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Normal response: The heart will normally increase the rate to deal with any increased exertion. That is normal human physiology.This is well within the normal range. I ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. Two thoughts: If your breas ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Not unusual: 6 flights of steps, particularly if you're not in shape, can raise your pulse pretty high. The added excitement of a new date can enhance the respons ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Smith
18 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly. : Your heart should speed up when exercising or performing strenuous tasks however, this could also be a sign of heart disease. I would recommend seein ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Deconditioned ?: Exercise regularly , keep well hydrated & see if this improves.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
You have already: identified that your heart rate is responding to emotional stress and exertion. What is the question you are asking?

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