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Can Low Blood Sugar Cause Rapid Heart Beat
I ve had rapid heart beat for months now, around 100 or a bit above, I am 38 and most of my blood tests were normal, any idea what may be the cause?
Most were normal?: So what tests were out of range? A high thyroid level might cause your heart rate to accelerate. Being anemic (low red blood cell count or low hematocrit) may result in an increased heart rate, as your heart beats faster to try to circulate more oxygen to your cells. Anxiety can increase your heart rate. Btw, I'm assuming that your heart is normal, but it would be reasonable to get that checked! ...Read more
The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more
I'm taking savella/fibro 50mg twice day for 2 months. 2 weeks ago rapid heart beat, low blood pressure and freezing hands and feet. Drug related?
Possibly: I would speak with the doctor who prescribed it and would consider stopping it and see if the issues resolve. ...Read more
What causes rapid heart beat headache fever muscle aches and tender on right side of neck. I am 39yrs old female with asthma and high blood pressure?
Dizziness, blured vision and rapid heart beat while exercising. Heart beat during rest is 89-100bpm blood pressure 117/84. Is it normal?
Discuss w doc: One expects a physiologically appropriate increase in heart rate with exercise. This could be magnified if your volume state is low (intravascular dehydration). Symptoms of dehydration coupled with the normal sympathetic stress of activity could explain this--but if you are still symptomatic after assuring adequate hydration you should see a cardiologist for monitoring/echo-stress study. ...Read more
I regularly have high blood pressure, usually acompanied with rapid heart beat. May I consume a little cofee or alcohol. Or better avoid it.?
Hi I m 28 year old male 2 year ago I the pain arise my whole left side rapid heart beat my all ECG and blood test are normal cholesterol level is norm?
Other causes?: If it happens again, look for other causes in addition to the heart. Good luck! ...Read more
Is it safe to take 50 mg of metoprolol daily for my anxiety and rapid heart beat if I have a normal blood pressure?
Probably yes: That said, did you discuss the pros and cons of this medication with your doctor? If you are sexually active or if you are into sports, you may suffer decreased sexual function and decreased exercise tolerance. If you only have an anxiety disorder and aren't using illegal drugs or too much caffeine, there are other anxiolytic medications that might be more suitable for a 21 year old. Talk w/ UR MD ...Read more
ER on Sunday. They ran ct, ekg, blood work for dizziness and rapid heart beat. No blood clots and heart was fine. I'm still so dizzy should I go back?
Why might I have rapid heart rate and my blood pressure goes up I experiece rapid heart beat, uncontrollable shaking, dry mouth dehydration, tired and chills and cold feeling and fear and anxiety
Visit MD: I'm a dds but you need to visit your md about your symptoms. You could be developing symptoms of acute or chronic anxiety disorder. All of the symptoms can be side effects of your body producing adreniline at times that aren't natural or when you don't need it. Tell your md about possible recent new stresses in your life. Good luck and there are meds that can help you immeditely. Good luck. ...Read more
Chest pain, palps, cough, rapid heart beat. All negative MRI/A, CT, ECHO, ECG, XRAY, BLOODS. BUT Symptoms improve with Diltiazem Tildiem. What is it?
Genetic variant: Some people have a genetic variant of an enzyme that metabolizes alcohol. The aldh2 gene regulates the production of the enzyme aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 that transforms acetaldehyde into acetic acid. The aldh2*2 variant is common in individuals of east asian descent (45-50%), but is extremely rare in most non-asian populations. When drinking alcohol, these people flush, have tachycardia, etc, . ...Read more
Should I worry about rapid heart beat - happening on regular basis - can anxiety cause this to happen even when I am at rest?
No: In general, Lipozene should not affect your heart rate. It is a fiber product, and is not absorbed into the bloodstream. However, be sure that the product is not a "lipozene-like diet drug", because then you cannot be certain what it is. Best to check with your doctor if you have an increased heart rate. ...Read more
May be normal: For a five year old normal heart beat 90 to 110. However if you have any kind of rhythm problems, let him be seen by a pediatrician. ...Read more
Tachycardia: "Tachycardia" means rapid heart rate. Any stress will make your heart beat fast: fear, anxiety, pain, anger, walking, lifting your arms, standing up. Also: fever, anemia, XS thyroid, infection, pregnancy, and many many other conditions as well. The underlying cause should be addressed if you are concerned. ...Read more
Can an anxiety attack cause you to cough to the point that you are gasping for air? Symptoms are, rapid heart beat, difficulty breathing.
Yes it can: Yes, anxiety attacks can make you gasp for air ; have rapid pulse. However, you also need a medical evaluation for these issues since asthma and other causes can result in similar outcomes. Panic attacks can cause all kinds of physical symptoms -- but please don't jump to that explanation without complete workup. If it's indeed anxiety, please know there are excellent treatments! ...Read more
There can be several: Stress or any state where your body is producing Epinephrine (adrenaline) will increase your heart rate. Increased activity like exercise will alter your hr. Certain drugs like Cocaine can dramatically increase your hr. Also severe infections. Then there are rhythm problems of the heart like atrial fibrillation, svt and other abnormal electrical conduction can cause rapid heart rat. ...Read more
May be normal respon: After exercise the heart rate will go up, this is a physiological response. And it should come base line in 10-15min of rest. If in case the heart rate continues to be high more than 100, then you should seek medical help. ...Read more
Rapid heart beat after eating? What could cause this? 60lbs over weight. Taking lexapro (escitalopram) 20 mg
Post prand. Tachy: Hello~ If you are 60lbs over weight I can understand that even a good meal would be an extra strain on your heart. It sounds as though you have a major problem with your weight and needs urgent attention. Please go and see your doc and see that there is a significant intervention to get you to lose weight. thanks ...Read more
Have been waking up in middle of night with rapid heart beat. I sit up and feel like I will throw up and then I feel faint. Has occured 4 times. Cause?
What causes shortness of breath, warm sensation all over and sweating with rapid heart beat and weakness?
What could be a cause of rapid heart beat after eating even light food such as boiled fish or vegetables? No caffeine, no alcohol, no drugs, nostress.
Can zyrtek cause behavioral changes, and rapid heart beat in children? Evaluating whether to give this to my son for dust mite allergy
See a good allergist: Zyrtec (cetirizine) is the most potent of the new antihistamines and while it is very effective as an allergy medication, it does have side-effects, although rarely seen. For instance, 10% of kids/adults have a very hard time waking up in morning if on this med, or feeling drained, tired. My family has experienced this first hand....so behavioral changes is certainly possible I expect. Talk to your allergist. ...Read more
Rapid Heart Rate (Pulse) (Definition)
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 rhythm or rate problem). ...Read more
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