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Bulging neck vein due to increased heart rate?

Bulging neck vein due to increased heart rate?

No: Enlarged jugular viens can mean several things. But usually it means an increase in the pressure to the right side of heart. Such as right sided heart failure, biventricular failure, pulmonary hypertension. An obstruction like a tumor can also cause this . If this is a new finding then you should go see your doctor to work this up. The fast heart rate my be more reactive than causual. ...Read more

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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I get flashes of pressure in my neck and increased heart rate. I am going to see a cardiologist next week. What might cause this?

I get flashes of pressure in my neck and increased heart rate. I am going to see a cardiologist next week. What might cause this?

Tachycardia : There are many different possibilities for these symptoms. The cardiologist can evaluate for any cardiovascular reasons. If that checks out ok, there still are other reasons to consider such as a problem with metabolism, thyroid, hormones. This could also come from things people do to their bodies such as not getting enough sleep, too much caffeine or alcohol or drugs. See your doctor foevan exam. ...Read more

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I woke up feeling like this: Stiff neck, red and yellow spots in my vision, increased heart rate, dizzy, numbness and headache. What can it be? Never happened to me before.

I woke up feeling like this: 
Stiff neck, red and yellow spots in my vision, increased heart rate, dizzy, numbness and headache. What can it be? Never happened to me before.

Unclear but: You have given very little history. This could be related to some central nervous system issue. This could be infectious such as having been bitten by some insect or other type of infection. I would see your doctor tomorrow or if possible would go to an urgicenter tonight. This problem is concerning and would not blow it off. Best wishes ...Read more

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Neck and shoulders feel very warm, increased heart rate, right thyroid feel enlarged, no fever, no swollen lymph nodes, sweaty hands?

Neck and shoulders feel very warm, increased heart rate, right thyroid feel enlarged, no fever, no swollen lymph nodes, sweaty hands?

Some thoughts: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, and overactive thyroid due to irritation (or even rarely Tumor) of the thyroid can certainly increase metabolism. Would be easily checked with a regular doctor appointment, but overactive thyroid is quite harsh on the system and shouldn't be let go for days. ...Read more

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My 7 month old is admitted due to increased heart rate, likely due to consumption of ventolin. How serious is this?

My 7 month old is admitted due to increased heart rate, likely due to consumption of ventolin. How serious is this?

Depends on situation: Infants easily tolerate heart rates in the 200/min range for a variable length of time. If intake has stopped, 1/2 should be out of babies system in 4-6 hours with 1/2 the remainder in another 4-6h. Baby should do fine if this was the cause. If there is another issue the outcome depends on that issue. ...Read more

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How does increased heart rate due to stress result in a heart attack?

How does increased heart rate due to stress result in a heart attack?

Increased rate: Your heart needs blood to function, if it's working harder, it needs more oxygen. If your heart blood vessels can't deliver the extra oxygen, areas of your heart become. ...Read more

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Increased heart rate after one chocolate cookie?

Increased heart rate after one chocolate cookie?

Yum: I'm guessing it was a really good cookie. Other than that, if you keep noticing that its happening, we'd need to see the high heart rate on an ECG to diagnose the rhythm. ...Read more

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