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Rapid heart rate after big meal and whenstand up to 110. Whendrink water it comes down to 70s??

Rapid heart rate after big meal and whenstand up to 110. Whendrink water it comes down to 70s??

It's OK: Your heart rate might rise when standing up after a meal and this is most often a normal response. It may also rise if you are a little dehydrated and improve once you rehydrate properly. ...Read more

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Chestpain lightheaded when standing up. Hr goes from 65 to 120 standing up and after 20 sec goes to 90 which it remains till moving. Worse with heat?

Chestpain lightheaded when standing up. Hr goes from 65 to 120 standing up and after 20 sec goes to 90 which it remains till moving. Worse with heat?

Yes Abnormal changes: Are those your measurements or a doctor's? Those are clearly not the expected normal variation in heart rate but there are other parameters that one must check as well before deciding either upon a diagnosis or treatment. You may simply be severely dehydrated. If you'd like to discuss this more 1-1 write me at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more

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If my BP goes down to 119/66 when resting can that cause headrush upon standing? Anxiety makes it go up to as high as 148/100 but drops back down.

If my BP goes down to 119/66 when resting can that cause headrush upon standing?  Anxiety makes it go up to as high as 148/100 but drops back down.

Yes: Standing up suddenly, particularly if you are on medicine for high blood pressure, can result in lightheadedness that lasts several seconds up to 30 seconds and then resolves. Even if you blood pressure is at 119/66 when this happens, if it was 20 points higher before you stood up, lightheadedness can occur. ...Read more

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How dangerous is passing out when moving from reclined seated to walking fairly quickly?

How dangerous is passing out when moving from reclined seated to walking fairly quickly?

Injury: Passing out itself is not the dangerous part, you will regain conscious once blood returns to your head. The falling part that is dangerous. You can hit your head & cause serious injury. In this case, passing out occurs when you go from a seated to standing position too quickly that your body is not able to pump enough blood to your head (fighting more gravity when you stand up). Get up slowly. ...Read more

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Can purposefully passing out kill you? Passing out by squatting while breathing heavily then standing up fast and blowing on your thumb.

Can purposefully passing out kill you? Passing out by squatting while breathing heavily then standing up fast and blowing on your thumb.

Yes: Yes you could die several ways, such as vomiting and aspirating it or falling and hitting your head; don't do it! ...Read more

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Wondering about heart rate. when sitting/lying down it can drop as low as 52-54, walking around it can hit 100. Exercising up to 170. Is this normal?

Wondering about heart rate. when sitting/lying down it can drop as low as 52-54, walking around it can hit 100. Exercising up to 170. Is this normal?

Normal 50-100: Normal heart rate is 50-100. Certainly HR will increase with vigorous exercise but 170 could be problematic. How good of shape you're in could effect both your resting and during exercise heart rate ...Read more

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Should the blood pressure go down as quick as the heart rate after doing 10 pushups?

Should the blood pressure go down as quick as the heart rate after doing 10 pushups?

It all depends: It all depends on several variables: State of hydration, any post work out pain, use of caffeine or other stimulants, the amount of sugars in your system, etc. Why would any 22 yo male be measuring his blood pressure after a work out? ...Read more

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Spo2 94-95% periodically all day while sitting or lying flat. Fluctuates back up to 98-97% but doesn't stay there. Up and down HR as well. Go to ER?

Spo2 94-95% periodically all day while sitting or lying flat. Fluctuates back up to 98-97% but doesn't stay there. Up and down HR as well. Go to ER?

O2 sensor: i would think not but ask your team the know you best. Have you had sensor checked for accuracy? Why are you checking It in first place? How long have you been checking? Perhaps this is normal for you with this device. ...Read more

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Can sodium channel blockers stop severe tachycardia (90 bpm rise) brought on by standing up quickly, getting cold, fear, etc?

Can sodium channel blockers stop severe tachycardia (90 bpm rise) brought on by standing up quickly, getting cold, fear, etc?

Dysautonomia - MVP : You may have dysautonomia which is associated with mitral valve prolapse syndrome - neither are usually life threatening but both cause patients anxiety about their symptoms. Read Dr. Richard hoffman's book on mvp on amazon.Com. Increase fluid and salt intake, try magnesium supplements. Beta blockers may work better to control fast heart rates, than calcium blockers in some patients. ...Read more

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Both hands feel like not enough blood flowing through. Feeling starts from elbow & intensifies slowly till hands. Especially when waking up.

Both hands feel like not enough blood flowing through.

Feeling starts from elbow & intensifies slowly till hands.

Especially when waking up.

Carpal Tunnel Sx: Many people feel numbness and tingling and refer to it as not enough blood flow. This symptoms can be from carpal tunnel syndrome. If you use your hands for computer work or other repetitive actions. When asleep you may fold your wrists over and that may aggravate the symptoms and some even wake up with numbness or pain. Wear wrist splints to sleep and consult with your physician ...Read more

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Can low blood pressure cause you to feel dizzy with eyes closed when lying down and fine every time else, like bending head side or down. ?

Can low blood pressure cause you to feel dizzy with eyes closed when lying down and fine every time else, like bending head side or down. ?

Probably not: If low blood pressure is source of sensation you are calling dizziness, it would usually worse when you are upright. There are certain types of vertigo and disequilibrium that are worse when you have your eyes closed. Consider an evaluation with your pcp about whether your blood pressure is low or other causes for these symptoms. ...Read more

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18 athlete.walk up a flight of stairs and HR goes to 140's and I feel heart pounding. Sit down and sharp drop to 55bpm. Goes to 75 min or so after?

18 athlete.walk up a flight of stairs and HR goes to 140's and I feel heart pounding. Sit down and sharp drop to 55bpm. Goes to 75 min or so after?

Tachycardia : Exertional tachycardia can be normal but when it is exaggerated as described, we would want to make sure there's not something wrong with the heart rhythm. A cardiologist would probably put you on a treadmill and monitor the EKG during exercise. ...Read more

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Strong, slow forceful heartbeat after standing up when sitting down, heart recovers quick, goes normal, no dizzy or other symptoms, Is this normal?

Strong, slow forceful heartbeat after standing up when sitting down, heart recovers quick, goes normal, no dizzy or other symptoms, Is this normal?

Palpitations/ PVC: No it is not normal to have sensation of palpitation and thumping heart on changing position. Looks like you saw a dr. and ECG and blood test are normal. drink plenty of water, avoid caffeine drugs, adequate rest and get further work up done if symptoms persists. ...Read more

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