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occasional rapid heart beat

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Possible arrhythmia: There are many abnormalities of the hearts electrical system that may cause a rapid heart beats. Occasionally alcohol triggers them. Binge drinking ... Read More
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Your : Your description of her symptoms is very alarming. This is clearly not a normal finding. She needs to see her pediatrician or family physician soon. ... Read More
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Tachycardia: Rapid heart rate can be from exertion, infection, or other disease process such as pulmonary embolus. Other common problems associated with tachycard ... Read More
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Normal & abnormal: The heart rate tries to match your activities so it slows during rest or sleep and speeds up in response to changing metabolic needs when you arise, w ... Read More
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Dr. Walter Pierce
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Many things: Dehydration causes low blood pressure. The heart beats faster to compensate. Normal exertion should increase heart rate. Thyroid disease may cause it. ... Read More
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Rapid heart rate: Fever, anxiety, caffeine containing beverages can increase heart rate, diseases such as atrial fibrillation, flutter, supraventricular tachycardia, an ... Read More
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There can be several: Stress or any state where your body is producing Epinephrine (adrenaline) will increase your heart rate. Increased activity like exercise will alter y ... Read More
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Dr. Atique Mirza
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Relax: It is normal to have fast best in stressful conditions so relax and if the fast heart rate persist see your pcp.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Pierce
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Many things: Dehydration causes low blood pressure. The heart beats faster to compensate. Normal exertion should increase heart rate. Thyroid disease may cause it. ... Read More
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Dr. Elden Rand
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Rapid Heart Beat: A Heart beat (pulse) over 100 beats per minute. The medical term is tachycardia. There are several reasons for a tachycardia. The most common is a s ... Read More

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