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Anemia Rapid Heart Rate
Iron level 9, diagnosed with anemia. I have a rapid heart rate that goes to 180 when walking at a 3mph on the treadmill, is this part of my anemia?
Perhaps partially: While anemia can cause some level of tachycardia (fast heart beat), 180 is very rapid, and i would suggest further evaluation by a cardiologist if your heart rate is anywhere near this fast while at rest. If you just started exercising, this heart rate doesn't stay this elevated long and your heart is not used to this level of activity, it should start to decrease as you maintain regular exercise. ...Read more
Low blood count is also known as Anemia. Anemia is a condition in which the body has a decreased amount of healthy red blood cells, which normally provide oxygen to body tissues. Common causes may include certain medications, chronic diseases such as cancer, a poor ...Read more
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Could this be anemia? My hands and feet are often cool, and when I jump to my feet, my heart rate speeds up. I also hear a pulse in my right ear.
Rapid heart rate during period. Low hemoglobin, low MCH and high rdw. Borderline normal mcv. Also had mildly low 3.3 potassium 7 weeks ago. I see dr tues, what type of anemia and safest way to treat?
You probably : Have iron deficiency anemia. Common causes are blood loss, lack iron on diet, pregnancy, inability to absorb iron due for example celiac disease. In your case blood loss due to possibly heavy period. I imaging endoscopy study negative. Treatment iron supplement. Iron studies also indicated if in doubt. All above can give you tachycardia and fatigue. But thyroid test indicated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have all the signs of anemia, but i'm worried about my heart palpitations.I do have gastritis, how does that make anemia more likely to be present?
Stressor: Gastritis , menstruation , hemorrhoids etc can cause blood loss and chronic anemia . This is a stressor on the heart. The heart senses the blood loss with not only volume loss but blood carries oxygen too. So the heart try's to circulate the blood it does have as quickly as possible .This can precipitate an arrhythmia ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had severe anemia, Hgb 7.5, 8 months later at 12.3. Still get heart palpitations. Is this something that can continue even after Hgb normal?
Heart rate: Most resting heart rate normals are 80 to 100 bpm. Some people's resting heart rate is higher. Abnormal reasons for higher resting heart rate include anemia, hyperthyroidism, fever, ongoing inflammation or infection, dehydration and there is also a pathologic sinus tachycardia condition. You'd need to see a dr. And be evaluated if you're worried about your resting heart rate. ...Read more
50 years old very tired rapid heart rate, sometimes dizzy while standing lightheaded, very emotional, second menstral of the month.
Are you anemic?: A simple blood test (CBC) will determine if you are anemic (especially if you have had more menstrual bleeding than usual of late...). Anemia can cause most of these symptoms. Thyroid hormone level disturbance can look like this as well--another simple blood test your doctor can order. ...Read more
Rapid heart rate: There are many causes of rapid heart rate such as medications, stress, anxiety that carry no risk to other members of the family. There are certain metabolic conditions (overactive thyroid) and rare hereditary tachycardias, but the family risk of these is usually 1% or less. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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