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Hoping you can tell me, is high heart rate dangerous?

Hoping you can tell me, is high heart rate dangerous?

How high?: High heart rate more than 100 beats per minute can be a sign of lack of physical conditioning, endocrine disease like hyperthyroidism, sign/symptom of heart disease, dehydration, lung disease like asthma/copd, drug induced like to much caffeine/ energy drinks, chronic disease like liver and renal insufficiency, etc. You need a history and physical to evaluate the reason. ...Read more

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Heart Rate (Definition)

Heart rate is a measurement of the number of times a person's heart beats in one minute. Normal heart rates vary with a person's age and with excitement and exercise. Abnormal heart rates are too slow, too fast, and/or irregular (too much ...Read more


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Since i was a child, I have a high heart rate (around 100bpm) at rest.This can cause me future problems? During workout i reach 180bpm.

Since i was a child, I have a high heart rate (around 100bpm) at rest.This can cause me future problems? During workout i reach 180bpm.

High: U should be cn by a cardiologist 2 find the underlying cause. Don't ignore this it is serious & u need 2 be evaluated & find out the reason. U r young with many years ahead of u. ...Read more

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At what point does a high heart rate during exercise become dangerous? Would an extremely high heart rate of 250-270bpm be considered dangerous?

At what point does a high heart rate during exercise become dangerous? Would an extremely high heart rate of 250-270bpm be considered dangerous?

Maximum: Maximum predicted heart rate is calculated as 220-age. For a 22 year old the maximum heart rate is therefore 198 bpm. If your heart rate reaches 250-270 during exercise, it would be best to get evaluated. ...Read more

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What can cause high heart rate?

What can cause high heart rate?

PALPITATIONS W/U: Palpitations that are symptomatic deserve a prompt W/U: exam/labs especially TFTS/EKG/Event Monitor/ECHO andThe discussion of treatment options with your doctor. While you are waiting eliminate caffeine focus on staying hydrated. If palpitations worsen or syncope develops go directly to the ER stick to a GF diet WholeApproach.com gutbliss.com ...Read more

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How to deal with high heart rate?

How to deal with high heart rate?

Depends : On the underlying cause. There are many factors that are involved in causing a high heart rate. You need to be evaluated by your doctorand at least have an ECG done for starters. ...Read more

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What factors cause high heart rate?

What factors cause high heart rate?

Tachycardia: Many factors. Normal - regular 60-100bpm. Normally sinus node HR is 60-100; junctional 70-110; ventricular ~ 36 bpm. Any abn focus can lead to irregular rhythms such as A.fib/flutter, sinus tahcycardia, ventricualr tachycardia to name a few. Abnormal cardiac focus - Afib; metabolic/endocrine - thyroid, infections; CA; substance abuse; anxiety; congenital abn are some. ...Read more

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Help! Is 200 too high heart rate while exercising?

Help! Is 200 too high heart rate while exercising?

Depends: If it gradually returns to normal afterward, it was likely normal (you state your age is 32 - predicted estimated peak HR for your age is 192 but 200 is reasonable). If it stays at 200 after exercise, then suddenly falls (for instance to 110), it was an abnormal rhythm. ...Read more

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What is a considered a dangerously high heart rate?

What is a considered a dangerously high heart rate?

Heart rate: Normally heart rate responds to exercise or physiologic demand levels. Usually we don't see it go over 180-200 even with high levels of exercise. This level while tolerated by 'normals' may be dangerous in patients with heart disease or other forms of disease. In other words, one number doesn't fit all. ...Read more

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Does high heart rate during excercise cause rabdomyolosis?

Does high heart rate during excercise cause rabdomyolosis?

No: Rhabdomyolosys is a muscle injury direct or indirect. It result in breakdown of muscle fibers and release of their contents into the bloodstream. In an untrained athlete, excessive exercise can cause extreme muscle strain or a heat stroke causing tachycardia as a cause of the process. Rhabdo will occur because of the muscle breakdown not the tachycardia. Hydration and training very important. ...Read more

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High heart rate up to 198 with cardio, should I be concerned?

High heart rate up to 198 with cardio, should I be concerned?

High HR: No concerns you are exercising over the 80% of the predicted hr for your age. ...Read more

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What is considered a high heart rate for a 35 year old female?

What is considered a high heart rate for a 35 year old female?

High or max?: Maximum normal HR for a 35 yo female is in the range of 185. This is the rate one could expect to achieve under maximal load/workout. In general, a resting heart rate would be ...Read more

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What kind of damage can a high heart rate cause and how fast can damage start to occur?

What kind of damage can a high heart rate cause and how fast can damage start to occur?

Depends: Temporary tachycardia ( hr > 110 bpm) is not dangerous; however if tachycardia persists for over 1-2 months one can start to develop a tachycardia induced cardiomyopathy (heart failure). ...Read more

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The past two nights I have had a high heart rate plus I feel very hot, eventually it goes down to the 80s but stays at 117 for awhile, I feel fine in?

The past two nights I have had a high heart rate plus I feel very hot, eventually it goes down to the 80s but stays at 117 for awhile, I feel fine in?

These are not normal: feelings or findings. It will not be possible to diagnose you over the internet but there is clearly something wrong. You need to be examined and have lab work done. Make an appointment with a health care provider as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Low creatinine and high heart rate, should I be concerned?

Low creatinine and high heart rate, should I be concerned?

depends: There's no level of creatinine that's considered harmfully low. High heart rate is harmful if it's abnormally fast. At rest, yours should be. ...Read more

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Can a high heart rate cause a headache?

Can a high heart rate cause a headache?

Possibly: If the rapid heart rate sufficiently raises your blood pressure a headache can be produced. Accelerated heart rates can be caused by other primary cardiac arrhythmias, overactive thyroid, anemia, caffeine, nicotine,alcohol,certain medications or anxiety. Your physician can evaluate you and order appropriate tests. ...Read more

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I'm really scared. I have a high heart rate of about 100 to 120 and it won't slow down. Should i be worried? Er

I'm really scared. I have a high heart rate of about 100 to 120 and it won't slow down. Should i be worried? Er

No emergency: No. There is no reason to be scared and there is no reason to go to the er. If a fast heart rate is the only symptom you have then you can wait for a bit. Your school nurse or you family doctor may be able to help you figure this out. ...Read more

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High heart rate upon standing(over 110 bpm) has lead me to be bed ridden for several months. And I'm weak. What can I do?

High heart rate upon standing(over 110 bpm) has lead me to be bed ridden for several months. And I'm weak. What can I do?

Heart Rate: You need psychiatric help urgently ;inactivity begets deconditioning which perpetuates your perceived condition. Confirm need for thyroid Rx with a competent endocrinologist. ...Read more

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I am 18 and i started working out 5 months ago.. I have a high heart rate that gets up to 200. Will this cause any damage? It doesn't hurt.

I am 18 and i started working out 5 months ago.. I have a high heart rate that gets up to 200. Will this cause any damage? It doesn't hurt.

You are ok --: Because that is still within your age based maximum heart rate -- i would recommend aerobic/cardio exercise such as walking, jogging, elliptical, treadmill, running, swimming, cycling regularly -- and this is your time to build physical fitness and stamina. Happy exercise! ...Read more