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6 wk preg. Beta 3390, repeated 42 hr later- 4366. Dr says low & likely miscarriage.Isn't 1080 normal & it takes longer to double at 6 wks? U/s tues.
Symp.nervs. is out of control when triggered by small things I need to lower my BP and hr respons to very small triggers. Which medication? Which beta
Need advice as to what to do. HR between 100 & 160bpm currently. BP is 88/47. Feel like I'm going to pass out. No longer on beta blocker.
Been taking beta blocker for 2 months and it worked but now my hr is a little faster. Am i just used to the medicine now? Or is this concerning?
Heart rate: Whether or not a heart rate is concerning depends on the clinical context - is there associated shortness of breath? Chest pain? Palpitations? Is it lasting all day or coming and going? How high does it go? The elevated heart rate may not have anything to do with the beta blocker not working - lots of things cause high heart rate like caffeine, anxiety, infection to name a few. ...Read more
Do you get the same cardio benefits when exercising at the same level but on a beta blocker? Since you cant get hr same, but efforts the same
Yes you should: as the only difference is your heart is inhibited from raising its stroke volume by increasing the ventricular rate. All the other benefits stay the same, i.e. fat burning, metabolic rate increase, blood vessel wall trimming, blood pressure lowering, etc. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Have some kind of oversensitive nervsys. that makes hr 15 running 5 sec and bloodpressure way higher than normal. should i avoid training or take beta?
Beta? Probably NOT!: Like the rest of our body, primary control is from our mind/brain/emotions; millions orders/sec. Typical resting HR typically ~110 BPM without any orders from brain. But under common acetylcholine output, via vagus nerve to heart, dominating norepinephrine+epinephrine output to heart via spinal cord from brain, resting rates much lower. HR is a response, a symptom/result of mind/brain/feelings. ...Read more
42, normal weight, very good diet, yet, very high triglycerides (245.) Cholesterol 172. On beta block's for fast HR. How can i bring trigs down?
Complex case: Beta blockers are known to predispose one to diabetes, which can result in elevated triglycerides. I recommend trying to change to a calcium channel blocker to control your rapid heart rate. Metformin, 500 mg 3 times daily, and Acarbose 100 mg three times daily (with meals) will lower your triglycerides. Let me know how you do. ...Read more
When hr goes down to 39 in sleep, is it dangerous? when is a low hr a problem? why dont u want people taking beta when they have low resting hr?
39 with sleep: All people have slow HR during sleep. 39 during sleep is harmless and not unusual. Pauses in the heart rate of >5 seconds generally require a pacemaker. Pauses in the HR that cause people to pass out (or nearly pass out) also require a pacemaker. HRs in the 30s during sleep never cause symptoms and don't require treatment. ...Read more
Can people with hr in 30s 40s in sleep take beta blockers? And if they have low during day what is the difference?
Bradycardia: Slow heart rates that don't maintain adequate cardiac output can be a problem. Some people with sinus bradycardia can take beta blockers without slowing more. People who need higher heart rates to maintain cardiac output can have problems functioning if beta blockers slow their necessary rate too much. What happens depends on the individual and their responses. Caution is advisable. ...Read more