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Alcohol And High Pulse
Rapid heart beat is a symptom in which a person's heart is beating fast. A fast heart rate can be normal if a person is excited or exercising. Sometimes a rapid rate is called sinus tachycardia, atrial flutter, or atrial fibrillation, etc..., depending on the type of arrhythmia (heart ...Read more
How high?: It depends on what is being called a high pulse, and if it's at rest or with exercise. Resting heart rate should not be over 100 beats per minute, and if it is then it needs further evaluation. Increase in heart rate can be provoked by caffeine and stimulants, including sudafed and weight loss products. See your physician for further testing. ...Read more
Medical Conditions: Unfortunately without a list of your medical conditions or medications and at the very least a definition of what you mean by a "high pulse' this question is unanswerable. ...Read more
Tachycardia: Many reasons for this .Main goal is to rule out cardiac arrhythmia. I would advise you to go see cardiologist if this is a persistent problem while resting. However , i can see that you are on Alprazolam and have insomnia.I wonder you have anxious personality .If it is so, relaxation technique is always the best option rather than depending on pharmacotherapy. ...Read more
Pls can u advice of causes of persistent high pulse , mine is often between 85 to 90+ for more then 6 months now approx it checked regularly ?
Hyperthyroidism vs : Several reasons for high pulse. All require that you go see your family doc. Well, maybe not all. 1st are you dehydrated? Drink enough water to make your urine clear. Then check your pulse. If still high, then go see your doc. Tell him/her your concerns & get tested for anemia, overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), medication side effect (perhaps your bronchodilator) and/or heart rhythm issue. ...Read more
Orthostasis: It is called orthostasis when someone has a significant drop in the blood pressure along with a rise in heart rate. That can be due to dehydration, certain medications, or it can be missed as a condition called vasovagal (although that is usually a low BP and a low pulse instead of a high pulse). ...Read more
How high? : You need to be evaluated. A 24 hour holter recording will accurately determine how much of the day is spent at increased hr as well as what your heart is doing during sleep. An ekg will accurately reveal what your heart rhythm is. An echocardiogram will determine if you have structural abnormalities that would predispose you to an arrhythmia. Thyroid function & other tests may also be indicated. ...Read more
90 is normal: 90 is a normal rate. Try checking your pulse after sitting quietly, comfortably, and calmly. If you're hot, cold, hungry, afraid, in pain, upset or if you've just exercised, your heart rate should be increased. A healthy heart responds instantly to your needs by increasing its rate. Be well. ...Read more
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