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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
38 years experience Family Medicine
LOTS of reasons: Tachycardia (fast heart beat) can be caused by stress, anemia, infection, fever, dehydration, medication, low blood sugar, hyperthyroidism and many ma ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Umesh Patel
42 years experience Preventive Medicine
Probably 'begnin': The electrical system of the heart sends regular pulses to the heart muscle to signal it to contract. Many things can disturb this natural rhythm eg e ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
37 years experience Pediatrics
Anxiety: Dream, or true cardiac arrthmia are possible, talk to your doc.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Enrique Madrigal-segura
54 years experience Psychiatry
Professional help: Your symptoms are severe and might affect your wellbeing and your functioning during the day. There are multiple approaches to treat panic attacks. I ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
There are many: different reasons for a patient to feel their heart racing. Some are physiological and some are pathological. Information such as how fast and associa ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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See your doctor : You need to be evaluated by a doctor and advised on th correct treatment. I am surprised you have endured what sounds like unpleasant symptoms for so ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
37 years experience Pediatrics
Alcohol not good: For heart or any organ, also may lead to dehydration which may raise your heart rate.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Chapman
41 years experience Cardiology
Not normal: But, it is unlikely there is anything seriously wrong. This may represent a panic attack, but also may be related to gastrointestinal upset, or possi ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
Normal: This is most likely normal changes in late pregnancy -- try to lay down on your side with your head and upper torso slightly on an incline and allow g ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Many reasons: A forgotten nightmare and an episode of supraventricular tachycardia are the two best bets. If it takes your breath away or is accompanied by pain, or ... Read More

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