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girlfriend has fast heart rate for no apparent reason

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklin Schneider
31 years experience Cardiology
More tests warranted: If these are new sx further evaluation may be warranted. Most likely you are experience benign skipping, but some more concerning rhythm disturbances ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Not true: That's not true that it's not good long term. For your condition, it's a good medicine. The benefits in your case outweigh any risks. There's really n ... Read More
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Atenolol: no problem with long term atenolol use. On the other hand should try and find out why rapid rate.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Separate: Elevated heart rate and high blood pressure are two separate problems. Fast heart rate dose not cause high blood pressure. They could be related thoug ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
55 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Could be serious: These Sx sound like a significant heart problem could be present, such as congestive heart failure. This is more a finding than a dx, so see your doc ... Read More
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kahn
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Many things: She should see a doctor immediately . Those symptoms are not to be ignored.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Depends on rate: In adults: heart rates of 90-110 are harmless and may be appropriate depending on circumstances. Persistent hr of >120 can cause weakened heart muscl ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Many possibilities: What do you mean by "unusually fast hr"? Causes of sinus (normal) tachycardia include:fever, pain, anxiety, fatigue, exercise, dehydration, caffeine, ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Not sure: That depends on how fast the heart rate is and exactly what the rhythm is as determined by an ekg. There may be nothing wrong with you. Maybe your thy ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. ALADIN MARIANO
48 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Palpitation: You need a 24-hr holter monitor to evaluate rhythmn disturbance. If you are above 50 years old, a Lexiscan to evaluate coronary perfusion and heart mu ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Pearson-Martinez
19 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
In some ways: The 2nd half would be typical for pots, but it doesn't really explain initial palpitations. Any tachycardia that compromises cardiac output (e.g., svt ... Read More
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