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A 36-year-old member asked:

What could cause an intermittent feeling of faintness, followed by a fast heart rate?

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Dr. Samuel Freedman
Pediatrics 10 years experience
Hypotension: This sounds like a drop in blood pressure. The body tries to recover from dropping pressure by speeding up heart rate.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

Does too much candy cause fast heart rate>?

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Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 years experience
Candy: Sudden rise and fall in blood sugar levels can cause tachycardia. So, some may experience an increase in the heart rate after eating sugar/candy.
Last updated Sep 1, 2017

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