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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jorge Cheirif
39 years experience in Cardiology
Many reasons: There can be multiple reasons, including overactive thyroid, anemia, fever, dehydration, pain, abnormal heart function.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience in Cardiology
Tachycardia: Rapid heart rates can be either physiologically appropriate or inappropriate (pathologic). Examples of physiologic appropriate sinus tachycardia migh ... Read More
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience in Anesthesiology
Depending how: Fast your heart is beating, you may want to get it checked out. Caffeine in tea can cause tachycardia, so eliminate it from your diet. If things don' ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends: It depends on what you mean by rapid and if it is sustained - some people run a little fast (100-120) and this can be chronic - certainly if you are h ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Need to be checked: These two are not related and are separate conditions. You nned to see your doctor to find out the cause of your shortness of breath and rapid heart ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Get it checked: Anxiety - especially a panic attack - can cause a rapid heart rate. However, there are other causes too. You should get it checked out. Many of the ca ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience in Cardiology
Discuss w doc: One expects a physiologically appropriate increase in heart rate with exercise. This could be magnified if your volume state is low (intravascular de ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience in Cardiology
Need work up: probably related to a drop in blood pressure thats sudden. Postural hypotension , vasodepressor syndrome etc. A work up with an echo,cardiac event mon ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
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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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
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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