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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jorge Cheirif
39 years experience Cardiology
Many reasons: There can be multiple reasons, including overactive thyroid, anemia, fever, dehydration, pain, abnormal heart function.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience 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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Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Can be both: Coffee in excess amounts can stimulate the heart into a rapid heart rate. Hr can go up with intrinsic problems with the conducting system of the heart ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience 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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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate: Most resting heart rate normals are 80 to 100 bpm. Some people's resting heart rate is higher. Abnormal reasons for higher resting heart rate include ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience 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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience 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 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience 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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cold: Different folks respond differently when having a cold. A rapid heart rate and severe fatigue could be seen with a cold. It would be more common with ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
The symptoms you: Mention can be from anxiety, or they can be from other things such as thyroid, heart issues, etc. Please see your doc to get a diagnosis and you can ... Read More
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