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What causes heart rate to go up

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
47 years experience
Too much fluid: When you lay down, the extra fluid tends to gravitate into the chest and the heart has to work more to pump the fluid. When you stand fluid tends to ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Anxiety: Yes. Please see your psychologist. You are so young. Pills will not be the answer here. You are going to have to go on a journey to learn to manage li... Read More
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Dr. AUSTINA CHO
Psychiatry 27 years experience
See a doctor: Anxiety can make your heart rate go up; however, you should be evaluated to determine any other causes including heart conditions. Sometimes rapid hea... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 53 years experience
Possibly: Anxiety and stress can cause pulse to rise to 110 bpm. If the fast heart beat persists when you are more relaxed then you should check with your physi... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Magnesium: A heart rate of 50 in a healthy young patient resting in bed is quite normal. I doubt that ordinary doses of a magnesium supplement in a person with n... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Landers
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Elevated heart rate: Sometimes anxiety can cause elevated heart rates. Sometimes elevated heart rates can cause anxiety. Not sure what workup was performed. Consider a c... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
No: Addicted no. However heavy use of nsaids can affect kidney function and/or lead to GI problems like gastritis & ulcers.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 20 years experience
Low heart rate?: This is probably a feeling from the muscles on your chest. What's unusual is that your heart rate is a little low. Do you exercise a lot? The buzzi... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emanuel Winocur
Psychiatry 68 years experience
Common occurance: The sudden change form horizontal to vertical position usually cause acceleration of the heart's beat. Since you are using a Holter monitor I assume y... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 21 years experience
A Fib: Sounds like atrial fibrillation.. definitely need to see your Dr, have this evaluated and treated. You might consider ER if this is new problem..
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debra Carter-Miller
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Multiple causes : You may not be in as good of condition as you think. A simple cv stress test will help define the cause.
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