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I go from tachycardia of 120-160 to bradycardia 49bpm. what could cause these huge alterations in heart rate? Always at rest.

I go from tachycardia of 120-160 to bradycardia 49bpm. what could cause these huge alterations in heart rate? Always at rest.

Multiplr issies: Cardiac irregulariities must be seen and checked with EKGs, Holter monitoring and blood tests- multiple contributing issues- address with your cardiologist. ...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 have inappropriate sinus tachycardia i'm on no medication and resting heart rate above 100 and slight movement to over 130 will it cause damage?

I have inappropriate sinus tachycardia i'm on no medication and resting heart rate above 100 and slight movement to over 130 will it cause damage?

Needs investigation: Avoid all caffeine, see your physician to determine the exact rhythm. While some people can have sinus tachycardia, some may have supraventricular tachycardia and treatments will differ depending on the cause and underlying rhythm. ...Read more

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If somebody has a rapid heart rate at rest, almost 90 - 100 - for a very long time, is that dangerous for the heart? How can I decrease that rate?

If somebody has a rapid heart rate at rest, almost 90 - 100 - for a very long time, is that dangerous for the heart? How can I decrease that rate?

Heart rate: A normal heart rate ranges from 60 to 100 beats a minute. A heart beat that is in the higher range of normal could indicate several things- one of them could be thyroid trouble. Medications can also affect the heart rate. You should review with your doc. Finally deconditioning or lack of exercise can contribute. Hope your health gets better! ...Read more

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Intermittent Rapid heart rate at rest and after warm bath/showers?! 2 week Event/Holter negative, even during intense exercise. Not anxious.

Intermittent Rapid heart rate at rest and after warm bath/showers?! 2 week Event/Holter negative, even during intense exercise. Not anxious.

Rapid pulse: It would be helpful if you are able to accurately count your pulse(beats per minute) when you feel you're heart is racing to see if criterion for abnormally rapid heart rate is met. Exposure to heat does increase the heart rate until the body cools down. If your symptoms occur almost daily, the monitor should have detected tachycardia unless you didn't experience it while wearing the monitor. ...Read more

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I have been coming off bisoprolol with the advise of my dr which was used for sinus tachycardia My heart rate at rest is 130 bpm how can i lower this?

I have been coming off bisoprolol with the advise of my dr which was used for sinus tachycardia My heart rate at rest is 130 bpm how can i lower this?

Try exercise: and make sure your bisprolol was tapered carefully if you were on a high dose. Overall though it seems like a really good idea to get off of it if it was just for sinus tachycardia. ...Read more

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Is it tachycardia when your resting heart rate is over 100 or any heart rate over 100?

Is it tachycardia when your resting heart rate is over 100 or any heart rate over 100?

Tachycardia: Technically that is resting hr. Elevated hr with exercise would be appropriate compensatory tachycardia. Relative tachycardia can be found in patients with resting heart rate that is low and elevation by about 30 BPM above that. Not really tachycardia but behaves like it in person in that situation. ...Read more

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