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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Rubenstein
20 years experience Cardiology
It depends: This could be a "normal" rhythm just going slow - sinus bradycardia. This may be due to medications, thyroid issues, high exercise conditioning, or f ... Read More
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Dr. Ehsan Ansari
30 years experience Cardiology
Few things: Athlets with exellent exercise tolerance have low heart beats which is normal. Pathologically low heart beat is seen with patients with nodal system d ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate: Lots of possibilities including but not limited to anemia, hyperthyroid, poor conditioning, hypotenuse, dehydration, excess catecholamines.........
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
58 years experience Cardiology
Yes.: You must see your md soon.He or she should examine and order multiple tests before making proper diagnosis and treatment!
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Dr. Mircea Petrina
24 years experience Cardiology
Yes: And immediately see your doctor, preferably a cardiologist.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
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Increased pulse rate: There are several reason for sudden increase in pulse rate in teens, most common causes are 1.Cardiac arrythmia, high fever, hyperthyroidism, anxiety ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Many things: Medications are a common cause. Electrical problems are another. An ekg and discussion with your doc is definitely warranted. A low pulse associated ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
IT CAN MAKE IT FAST: It can indirectly make your pulse fast due to temporary rush of Adrenalin due to pain.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Turned around: The low BP is likely due to the fast heart rate. The heart rate is due to an arrhythmia and there are several that can do it, so an accurate diagnosis ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
60: 60 beats per minute while at rest is normal. Your baseline heart rate may be around 72 if you're average. It is not unusual for our heart rate to vary ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Time to see a doctor: A young adult who feels palpitations should be checked by his or her primary care doctor (family medicine or internal medicine) to make sure his body ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Tachycardia: Your wifes pulse rate is too rapid. She should schedule an appointment with her pcp and have her thyroid tested as well as having an ekg. Her pcp may ... Read More

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