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A 18-year-old female asked:

Very fatigued from an elevated heartrate.went on beta blocker and i have way more energy now.most people feel lethargic though..why opposite for me?

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Dr. Cornelius Oleary
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urgent Care 21 years experience
Cardiology : If that's true you need to see a Cardiologist to determine if you have AV Nodal reentry tachycardia or another dangerous tachyarrythmia that may need to be mapped, ablated, or otherwise controlled. Beta blockers can slow your heart rate but the rhythm must then be identified cardioverted and controlled by pacemaker or pharmacological means. You need a holter monitor and stress test. See cards.
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