A 42-year-old member asked:
can having a fast pulse rate increase you risks of having a heart attack?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Creighton Wright answered
55 years experience General Surgery
Possible : Very fast and for some duration. The heart if normal and in shape can do very well. If diseased, coronary obstructions, then fast rate and/ or high blood pressure can challenge the capacity.
Answered on Nov 24, 2016
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