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A 35-year-old female asked:

What causes tachycardia? is it a life long problem once you get it?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Many causes: Most if not all are reversible with right diagnosis ; treatment.
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Cardiology 23 years experience
Fast heart rate: Tachycardia simply means fast heart rate. This could be normal/physiologic response. Abnormally elevated heart rates should be evaluated. This may be related to underlying rhythm abnormalities or signs of systemic diseases e.g. Thyroid dysfunction, etc.

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