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I regularly have high blood pressure, usually acompanied with rapid heart beat. May I consume a little cofee or alcohol. Or better avoid it.?

I regularly have high blood pressure, usually acompanied with rapid heart beat. May I consume a little cofee or alcohol. Or better avoid it.?

Hypertension: You should not have high BP regularly. You should be able to control it well with medications. If it accompanied with rapid heart rate, your BP meds may have to be tweaked to include a beta blocker. Have it checked with your family doctor. ...Read more

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What is considered a high pulse ox?

What is considered a high pulse ox?

96-100%: It can only be "too high" when you suffer from certain chronic pulmonary disorders. Otherwise 95-100% is perfectly normal. ...Read more

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Is this normal? I have a high pulse?

Is this normal? I have a high pulse?

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

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Why would BP be so high pulse low 168/138 67?

Why would BP be so high pulse low 168/138 67?

HTN: Sometimes elevated blood pressure can trigger a response of a slowing of the heart rate. Sometimes a very slow rate can cause an elelvated bp. This bp, if accurate is very high and needs evaluation immediately! recommend evaluation in the er! ...Read more

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High pulse in neck and some pain?

High pulse in neck and some pain?

Pain in neck?: If you are having a rapid heart beat and pain in the anterior (front) part of your neck it could indicate a problem with your heart. I would go to the ER to be checked. ...Read more

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Low BP and high pulse, what to do?

Low BP and high pulse, what to do?

Low BP: Low BP could increase your pulse rate or high pulse rate could cause low bp. Need physical examination, ekg and other cardiac work-up to get correct diagnosis. Please consult your physician. ...Read more

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What is considered dangerously high pulse rate?

What is considered dangerously high pulse rate?

Depends: The maximum predicted heart rate for an individual is roughly 220 minus age. Sustained heart rates above this are not advisable and could be dangerous. In general, rapid heart rates that are associated with symptoms such as chest pain, shortness of breath, or dizziness could be potentially dangerous. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with high pulse rate problem please help?

Diagnosed with high pulse rate problem please help?

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

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When is a high pulse rate danerous while exercising?

When is a high pulse rate danerous while exercising?

If you have symptoms: Maximal predicted hr is 220 - age in years. Many fatigue at mphr. However athletes often capable of exceeding mphr. No absolute limit, but hr>200 associated with limited filling time and pump failure. Generally people develop limiting symptoms in their body before heart gives out. Not true if heart vessels are diseased... In that case one develops crushing chest pain which usually halts exercise. ...Read more

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High pulse 106 high temp petrified myocarditis reasure me????

High pulse 106 high temp petrified myocarditis reasure me????

Previous history??: Did you have previous myocarditis? or risk factors? such as drug abuse including alcohol, auto immune diseases, or family history? Otherwise fever and elevated pulse can be caused by other more common infection and inflammation, like upper respiratory infection or soft tissue infection -- Have you seen a doctor? if not, go see one now!! ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about damages of having a high pulse rate?

Cardiomyopathy: If the heart rate remains above 100 BPM for prolonged periods of time ( months to yrs) a decrease in heart function may occur. Usually treatment will restore function but not alwys . An underlying cause for the fast rate must be found and treated as well. Beta blocers are the drug of choice usually but may vary depending on the cause and the pts medical condition. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a "severe postural drop and a high pulse"?

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

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How to tell why I have a high pulse rate and is it possibly dangerous?

How to tell why I have a high pulse rate and is it possibly dangerous?

Several reasons: Fast heart rate may occur with several situations/ conditions as anemia, fever, hyperthyroidism, low blood pressure, stress, caffeine, smoking, exercise, poor physical shape, deconditioning, medications, decongestants. Usually not dangerous. If it persists for a while have it checked by pcp. ...Read more

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Why i always have a high pulse rate? Very afraided. Its always 90+.(18 yrs male)

Why i always have a high pulse rate? Very afraided. Its always 90+.(18 yrs male)

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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When should a high pulse be worrisome? Example, pulse for me 98, just woke up. Pressure normal though. Earlier, pulse was 106. Thank you

Your life is: Not in danger with pulse rate in that range, but it is possible that you have a defect in electrical conduction of your heart muscles. This can be serious. It is also possible you have a metabolic disorder causing this rapid pulse. You need a doctor to figure it out for you. He will probably do blood tests, ekg, and possibly even a holter monitor. In the meantime, cut back on caffeine. ...Read more

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High pulse beat i.E.108 per minute.

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

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Would it be okay to travel with a high pulse? I'm going to ghana in 4 days

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

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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

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Why do I have a high pulse rate? Is it dangerous?

Tachycardia: Depends on the reason for an increased heart rate. Increased heart rate can be a normal response to heart rate >100 -> Sinus tachycardia - Other possibilities are arrythmias like atrial flutter/atrial fibrillation/ and Supraventricular Tachycardias An EKG will be very useful in this case. Depending on EKG results and symptoms, holter might also help. Infection can also cause increased heart rate ...Read more