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Does having a fast heartbeat make your life shorter?

Does having a fast heartbeat make your life shorter?

Usually deconditione: Anxiety increases heart rates, and abbreviates lifespan. Being deconditioned increases heart rate. Obcviously this comes from not excercising, which shortens life span. Then, thyoid issues, heart problems, can increase hr. See your doctor to discuss the probleand a physical.M, your concerns. ...Read more

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What causes fast heartbeat when suddenly awakened from a short nap?

What  causes fast heartbeat when suddenly awakened from a short nap?

Anxiety, arrhythmia: The best way to tell is to wear what's called a holter monitor - basically an ekg that's always attached to you so it monitors your heart all the time -- that way a physician can see exactly what you're heart is doing when these episodes happen -- it could just be a panic attack, it could be normal fast heart rhythm (sinus tachycardia) or possibly a more concerning heart rhythm. ...Read more

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I took my pulse and i had a long, slow heartbeat followed by short, fast heartbeats and then another slow, lon g heartbeat. I am scared, what is wrong?

I took my pulse and i had a long, slow heartbeat followed by short, fast heartbeats and then another slow, lon g heartbeat. I am scared, what is wrong?

Extrasystoles: You had some extrasystoles or extra heart beats. The symptom you felt we call palpitations. These are not uncommon and not usually serious. If they continue, consult your physician to see if a reason for them can be determined. Often we can't find a specific cause and they go away or are not bothersome. ...Read more

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Fast, pounding heartbeat and short of breath. Time for exam?

Fast, pounding heartbeat and short of breath. Time for exam?

Yep.: Though anxiety is a common cause , so are other more serious things. Decrease your worry by getting it properly checked ou. ...Read more

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Does having a faster heartbeat make your life shorter?

Does having a faster heartbeat make your life shorter?

Usually deconditione: Anxiety increases heart rates, and abbreviates lifespan. Being deconditioned increases heart rate. Obcviously this comes from not excercising, which shortens life span. Then, thyoid issues, heart problems, can increase hr. See your doctor to discuss the probleand a physical.M, your concerns. ...Read more

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My heartbeat is so fast when i lay down?

My heartbeat is so fast when i lay down?

Dehydrated?: Would encourage consuming more water for a week and then checking your heart rate. If continues, see your doc. ...Read more

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Irregular fast heartbeat but feel great?

Irregular fast heartbeat  but feel great?

Get checked: An irregular fast heart beat could be atrial fibrillation. It's possible to have this heart rhythm problem but feel totally normal. In general patients experiencing this symptom should see their doctor and get an electrocardiogram. ...Read more

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I have very fast heartbeat when I'm standing up!?

I have very fast heartbeat when I'm standing up!?

Heart rate: Rapid heartbeat on standing can have many causes. Low blood volume, venous insufficiency and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome are three of them. There are a number of others. You need an evaluation by a doctor to try and explain your finding. ...Read more