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my heart beats really fast sometimes

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Fast heartbeat: If you doing exercise at home you might not get far. Please find a local exercise program and you will be helped to slow down your heartbeat. It migh ... Read More

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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
DehydratiOn?: That would be most benign & easily treatable reason. If increasing hydration doesn't help talk to your primary care physician for initial evaluation.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
31 years experience Cardiology
Possible anxiety: Causes of tachycardia are anxiety, panic disorder, high blood pressure, poor blood supply to the heart muscle due to coronary artery disease (atherosc ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
May be nothing: Small, young ladies can have lower blood pressure. Lower blood pressure can lead to faster heart rate. Should not be too much of a problem but you sho ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Pill effect?: I’d think more that the pill actually caused your heart rate to go up. This can happen with stimulant medications such as pseudoephedrine or Adderall ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cory Annis
29 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Maybe: Anything involving your heart is worth checking out. Consider thyroid or adrenal diseases, dehydration, medications, chemical imbalances. Too much caf ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes...soon.: Worst case scenario, this could be a heart rhythm disturbance. You need to be evaluated to be certain it's not.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
PSVT: Your symptoms are suspicious for paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia. A 30 day event monitor test will accurately diagnose your condition and dire ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Tao
Dr. Linda Tao answered
35 years experience Cardiology
Fast Heart Beat: Prolonged standing in line can pool blood towards the legs and hence result in relative dehydration and low blood pressure. Both of these can result i ... Read More
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Proxysmal tachycardi: It is an episodic rhythm. Not knowing your age and medical hx, medications........It is usually aterial origin......precipitated by anxiety,Caffine, ... Read More
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