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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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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?

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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

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Can u tell sex of a baby by how fast the heartbeat is?

Can u tell sex of a baby by how fast the heartbeat is?

Not reliably: There are those who will tell you that certain heart rates seem to indicate one sex or the other. But this is non scientific. Ultrasound is still the best way to determine sex. ...Read more

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Why is my heartbeat beats fast eventhough i'm sitting?

Why is my heartbeat beats fast eventhough i'm sitting?

Needs evaluation: Fast heart beat is called tacycardia. There are several causes: including fever, coffee, stress, dehydration, anemia etc. Serious conditions like cardiac arrhythmias needs to be excluded, blood pressure checked etc. Hence, evaluation by a physician is necessary, including blood, work, ECG and stress test if necessary. ...Read more

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Heartbeat becomes fast and rapid whenever I lie down...?

Heartbeat becomes fast and rapid whenever I lie down...?

Need vent monitor: Ask your doctor to give you an event monitor ( not Holter), which can detect and correlate your symptoms with any detected arrhythmia. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a fast heartbeat all the time?

What does it mean if I have a fast heartbeat all the time?

Heart rate: 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 more

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What could cause a fast heartbeat even when the body is relaxed?

What could cause a fast heartbeat even when the body is relaxed?

Variable: The causes can vary. hyper or hypothyroidism -over active thyroid is a possible cause others are atrial fib, tachycardia , Some patients can get resting tachycardia for no reason . Please have check up for the same ekg and blood tests for evaluation is good start ...Read more

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My heartbeat is very fast it is usually between 90 -98 when i check it. Should i be worried?

My heartbeat is very fast it is usually between 90 -98 when i check it. Should i be worried?

No: Normal HR ranges from 60-100 at rest. Many things affect heart rate. Activity, mood, medications, caffeine, alcohol, other medical conditions. Without symptoms not usually an issue. If palpitations, shortness of breath, chest pain then speak with ur PCP ...Read more

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Is 108 heartbeats per minute fast?

Is 108 heartbeats per minute fast?

Yes: Resting H.R is between 60-100 BPM. If Ur heart beat is 108 BPM ,consult MD,especially to rule out Hyperthyroidism . Chronic Anemia can do the same. ...Read more

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Abnormally fast resting heartbeat, what's wrong?

Abnormally fast resting heartbeat, what's wrong?

Heart rate: 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 more