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Why does my heart rate drop when I raise my arms up
A 35-year-old male asked:
How is possible to have different heart rate in both arms? whats the reasons? left arm 78 bpm, right arm 85 bpm, measurements at the same time.
Dr. Steven Neishanswered
Pediatrics - Cardiology 40 years experience
Impossible: You can only have one heart rate. A palpated pulse in an extremity is reflective of the heart rate, but not exactly the same thing. If there is obst... Read More
4.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 31-year-old male asked:
Hello dr i went down a water slide 4 days ago. i was laying arms crossed over chest i was flipped on my arms and lost breath i have a pain in the side i was flipped heart side when i push on it it gets worse i am breathing fine and heart rate fine
Dr. Richard Zimonanswered
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
First of all: it sound like you bruised your ribs (and possibly displaced the cartilages which attach those ribs to your sternum (breastbone) Secondly what's a 31 y... Read More
394 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitchell Vogelanswered
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Difficult to say.: This could be anything from an anxiety reaction to a serious hear t condition. Call your doctor right away or go to the nearest emergency room.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A member asked:
My granddaughter had 4 shots yesterday and her arms are red i gave her benadryl (diphenhydramine) can that increase her heart rate ?
Dr. James Fergusonanswered
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Yes & no: It could be the stress of the shots or the benedryl. I've seen both cause a mild elevation in heart rate.
5.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 17-year-old female asked:
At different times, i will take my heart rate on both hands/arms, and my right arm is lower than my right, by at least 8 bpm...is this bad??
Dr. Ibrahim Moussaanswered
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 20 years experience
No: Your heart rate varies and can go up or down in seconds, your pulse is the same in both arms if measured at the same time, what can vary is the blood ... Read More
3.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 32-year-old female asked:
My daughter 14 has a high resting heart rate and has chest pain on exertion followed by dizziness and pain in the back and arms what should i do?
Dr. Mark Owolabianswered
Family Medicine 8 years experience
Go see pediatrician this week.
Answered Sep 26, 2022
A 38-year-old female asked:
A few years ago went to emerg with resp of 40 heart rate 90 and carpopedal spasm, my hands were clawed inward and couldn't move arms. stroke? mi?
Dr. Ilya Averbuchanswered
48 years experience
Not necessarily...: Carpopedal spasm could have happened as a result of acute loss of co2, when you were hyperventilating for some reason; especially if your muscles were... Read More
4.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 29-year-old female asked:
Nightly, i lay down and feel fast pulsating in my arms, legs or chest, all over frequently. feels like heart but my heart rate doesn't seem to follow?
Dr. Rebecca Gliksmananswered
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Pulsating when flat: Would consider reflux with or without H pylori. Follow up with doctor urgent care .Elevate head of bed by placing a pillow under the mattress . f/u w... Read More
2.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 19-year-old female asked:
My hands were shaking i could also feel it in the muscles of my arms. heart rate was 112 beats per minute. family has history of hypoglycaemia. ?
Dr. Paul Slawekanswered
Radiology 56 years experience
Hypoglycemia!! Maybe: Hypoglycemia can produce such symptoms. There are many other causes so be careful and talk to a Doctor. You have family Hx of hypoglycemia therefore a... Read More
4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Shahzadanswered
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Hypertension: you have essential hypertension and needs to be treated with appropriate medications.
3.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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