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A 32-year-old male asked:

should i get thyroid checked? am i overreacting? 100 avg. pulse rate @ rest. not sure if stress or thoughts can increase my pulse. b/p seems normal.

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Dr. Jerome Zacks
Cardiology 51 years experience
Yes.: Hyperthyroidism is one of the most common causes of a resting tachycardia. A careful and thorough medical exam should find the cause of your rapid heartbeat.

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Last updated Dec 15, 2013

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