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what causes heart rate to increase during exercise

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Normally your: Heart is slowed by the vagus nerve, removing the vagus effect increases your rate then the catecholamines take over for further increase
Dr. Doug Mason
33 years experience Podiatry
Many factors: humidity, altitude, oxygen tension, thermal are just a few examples. Dehydration as well as increasing the core body temp are very influential on rais ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: When you think of it when you stop your cardiovascular system has still exercised a certain amount of work. The body is still processing that which s ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: In general heart rate and blood pressure increase with increasing exercise intensity.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
13 years experience Pain Management
Alpha receptors : The arteries like norepinephrine more and constrict tighter than with epi.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
No: No....Dehydration following exercise causes increased heart rates....Hydration should lower, not raise heart rates. However heart rate recovery ...Ho ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicole Dickens
26 years experience Psychiatry
Rapid heart rate: Underlying medical illnesses, stress, caffeine, medications, drugs, alcohol, just to name a few
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Heart rate is: regulated under autonomic control and function. Aging, glucose intolerance, medications, physical condition and hydration can all have effects on the ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
Many possibilities: Could you be pregnant? If not, Have you had a rapid growth spurt? Sometimes during periods of rapid growth the autonomic nervous system has troubl ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Vasodilitation : Hearts job is to keep brain alive any drop i pressure from blood shunting to other parts will be adjusted forcby increasing heart rate.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Weiss
34 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
It may be: The heart rate is affected by emotional factors and music can have powerful emotional effects.Music with a fast, "jumpy" beat can be especially so.

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