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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 ...Read more
Wrong Forum: This is not a science forum nor do we write text books. This question is well outside of the scope of this important health application. It sounds like you are asking us to answer a homework assignment. I will remind you that you will not get very far if you have other's do your homework for you. Physicians, like parents, do not do your homework for you. Read the chapter. Answer your questions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many things: Many things can cause tachycardia: medications, lack of medications, street drugs, withdrawal from drugs, hormone problems, infections, stress, pain, life, heart disease, dehydrations, normal variant...See your doctor to have the cause individually explored and treated as necessary. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fast heart rate: Tachycardia simply means fast heart rate. This could be normal/physiologic response. Abnormally elevated heart rates should be evaluated. This may be related to underlying rhythm abnormalities or signs of systemic diseases e.g. Thyroid dysfunction, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Totally depends: If your heart is normal on routine testing, and you have "sinus tachycardia" (i.e. Normal rhythm just faster than most), often nothing need be done. But first you need thorough medical exam to make sure no other disease is causing this. If the rhythm is abnormal, medications are often related to control the heart rate and/or symptoms. Catheter ablation can be curative sometimes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tachycardia: Most resting heart rate normals are 80 to 100 bpm. Some people's resting heart rate is higher. Abnormal reasons for higher resting heart rate include anemia, hyperthyroidism, fever, ongoing inflammation or infection, dehydration and there is also a pathologic sinus tachycardia condition. You'd need to see a dr. And be evaluated if you're worried about your resting heart rate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A general term: A very general term . It means fast heart beat. It can be from the atria or top chambers and or lower chambers the ventricles.The work up should include a thorough history and physical, labs, echo of the heart and a holter. If needed a stress test and posibly a ep study. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Suffer with episodic tachycardia at night and during the day. They don't know why. Safe to exercise?
Probably: Need more information. I am assuming that testing has been done that identified what type of tachycardia you have, and that structural and ischemic heart disease have been ruled out. If that is the case, the arrhythmia is likely harmless and should not cause you any limitations, Check with the doc that did the testing, ...Read more
Croup is a description of variety on upper respiratory tract condition in children, including laryngitis, laryngotracheitis, laryngotracheobronchitis, bacterial tracheitis or spasmodic croup. Common symptoms are: cough, inspiratory stridor, hoarseness, barking cough, sore ...Read more
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