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what causes rapid pulse?

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Dr. Santiago Roldan
19 years experience Dentistry
Blood pressure: It seems obvious that you are under a blood pressure problem. Your medicine may have to be adjusted . Your cholesterol has to be controlled. Ask your urologist what is about the results of the kidneys exams. Sometimes rapid pulse is compensatory to a heart condition. See a cardiologist asap.
Answered on Jul 28, 2014
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Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
30 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Pulse: There are several reasons for having rapid pulse. Pulse increases during activity or excitement for example. However for abnormal rapid pulse there are several rhythm disturbances that can cause it.
Answered on Jul 13, 2015

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