A 38-year-old female asked:
My resting heart rate is up to 98 bpm right now. i am a 38 year old woman. i'm dehydrated from being stomach sick today. i also usually drink wine at this time of day and have not had any today. should i be worried? my normal heart rate is usually in the
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Dr. Georgia Lathamanswered
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Don't worry, DRINK: as much as you can tolerate. Drink most clear liquids such as water, Ginger-ale, lemonade, and/or diluted fruit juice such as apple, pear, or white grape juice. Ginger has been used for centuries for treatment of stomach ailments; Ginger-ale or ginger tea containing real ginger. Chamomile and peppermint tea can also be soothing. Get yourself hydrated or you may need to have IV fluids.
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Dr. Susan Rhoads commented
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Dr. Latham is absolutely correct. avoid caffeine in liquids, and it's dehydrating..
Oct 20, 2015
Last updated Jan 6, 2017
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