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Could a heart rate of 200 beats per minute be sinus tachycardia?

Could a heart rate of 200 beats per minute be sinus tachycardia?

In a child, yes: In adults a hr of 200 is abnormal. In children the hr may reach 200 with vigorous activity or anxiety/distress. In infants the hr can often reach 200 with intense crying, or with fever. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Sinus (Definition)

In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more


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Can a heart rate of 176 be considered sinus tachycardia? No exercise at the time but during rest

Can a heart rate of 176 be considered sinus tachycardia? No exercise at the time but during rest

See MD or ER: Please see your doctor or an ER or clinic today if you have a sustained heart rate of 176. This may be due to meds you are taking or to stresses, but it is not a normal rate. You must be seen to evaluate your heart.. Even thyroid issues can cause rapid heart rate Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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Can heart rate of 180 (caught on 14 day loop) still be considered sinus tachycardia? What can cause this if it's not my heart? No exercise/anxiety

Can heart rate of 180 (caught on 14 day loop) still be considered sinus tachycardia?  What can cause this if it's not my heart? No exercise/anxiety

Unlikely: Maximum HR is age related. At your age, 180 can be due to sinus tachy but only with reason eg, strenuous exercise, severe pain, anxiety thyroid XS or infection. More likely you have supraventricular tachycardia, a common but pathological condition. Your doctor will discuss treatment options. Meanwhile avoid nicotine, caffeine, alcohol, pseudoephedrine, and recreational drugs. ...Read more

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How can heart rate go for it to be considered not sinus tachycardia?

How can heart rate go for it to be considered not sinus tachycardia?

Above 100: Sinus tachycardia is heart rhythm originating from the sinoatrial node , defined as a rate greater than 100 beats/min in an average adult. The normal resting heart rate in the average adult ranges from 60–100 beats/min. In some individuals can go up to 130 beats/min. Supraventricular tachycardia at least 100 beats a minute and may reach 300 beats a minute. ECG usually helps differentiate. ...Read more

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Can a heart rate of 160 while resting be simple sinus tachycardia or is is usually SVT?

Can a heart rate of 160 while resting be simple sinus tachycardia or is is usually SVT?

Depends: At your age it could be either. I have seen both. If you are at rest, calm and comfortable and it continues to stay at 160, might be SVT ...Read more

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Is this normal qt interval 335 and qtc 435 and heart rate 104? Ecg showed sinus tachycardia,

Is this normal qt interval 335 and qtc 435 and heart rate 104? Ecg showed sinus tachycardia,

HR slightly fast : A hr of 104 at rest (sinus tach) is slightly higher than the normal range of hr's between 60-100 at rest. That said, there could be plenty of reasons that this coud happen (like anxiety, dehydration, caffeine, pain, etc). Also anemia, hyperthyroidism , breathing or pulmonary problems could result in physiologically appropriate faster hr's. Inappropriate sinus tach considered if no cause seen. ...Read more

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What would cause fast heart rate and pvcs while drinking? Ii have a history of pvcs and sinus tachycardia.

What would cause fast heart rate and pvcs while drinking? Ii have a history of pvcs and sinus tachycardia.

Atrial Fibrillation: Atrial fibrillation is disorganized heart muscle activity (looks like quivering) of the upper chambers of the heart. The result is that the bottom chamber doesn't get it's usual rhythmic electrical stimulus and it squeezes after slowly filling for longer than it usually takes. This feels like fluttering with strong beats in between. You need medical attention -- can be dangerous. ...Read more

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I have sinus tachycardia heart rate sometimes goes up to110-126.Have mild mitral value leak.Heart hurts alot & though my back Dr said heart is ok?

I have sinus tachycardia heart rate sometimes goes up to110-126.Have mild mitral value leak.Heart hurts alot & though my back Dr said heart is ok?

My Opinion only: Your symptoms, rapid heart rate ,"heart" pain along with a common finding (mild mitral valve "leak) are the signs/symptoms of someone who has A LOT OF ANXITY about your heart!! Deal with the ANXITY and your symptoms, in my opinion, will VANISH. (A mild mitral valve leak is usually AYSYMPTOMATIC! Hope this helps BE WELL...... Dr Z ...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

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