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heart rate changes during respiration

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andras Koser
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Should be: It is a normal condition, called sinus arrhythmia. But if your heart rate changes a lot, you want to check with your doctor.
Dr. James Thompson
27 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
No: Though most people have at least a very mild fluctuation in heart rate with the respiratory cycle. This is called sinus arrythmia or sinus dysrhythmia ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Anand
50 years experience Pediatrics
See cardiologist: Change in heart rate and strength of beat with respiration is normal ,but dramatic change and chest tightness are of concern .Let cardiologist examin ... Read More
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yea: Typically, we call it being in active labor. If you are a man, think about this: the equivalent for you would be passing a bowling ball out of your an ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
Many possibilities: Could you be pregnant? If not, Have you had a rapid growth spurt? Sometimes during periods of rapid growth the autonomic nervous system has troubl ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Homeostasis: It depends on which nerve you stimulate, pick one and ask such as vagus nerve, facial nerve, etc.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
23 years experience Cardiology
Probably nothing: Heart rate varies with respiration normally. It is usually not sensible however. A low heart rate may be a normal occurrence in a conditioned person ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Fight flight: fight flight reaction, fear are natural physiologic triggers
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Dr. John Szawaluk
31 years experience Cardiology
Variable: These may include: pain, pressure or a tightness in the chest with or without radiation to arm or jaw. Others include shortness of breath, sweats, fa ... Read More
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