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Normal blood pressure about 120/80, but my heartrate is consistantly above 105, 35year old male. is it normal? iam a 35 year old male, i came down with a clod /flu. i have been drinking plenty of fluids but felt a bit light headed. i checked my blood p

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Dr. Louis Zibelli
Cardiology 50 years experience
A : A heart rte of 105 is faster than average, and not considered normal under most circumstances. The majority of the time, a rapid heart rate does not reflect heart disease, but the heart's response to some other condition. In the setting of flu, especially if there is fever, a heart rate of 105 or higher may be appropriate. If the heart rate does not settle down once the flu symptoms have resolved, you should consider a checkup for further evaluation.
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