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Does Hyperglycemia Increase Or Decrease Your Heart Rate
Depends : High blood glucose can cause several problems depending on how high the levels are and how quickly they became high. Before the heart rate is affected your would have other metabolic problems including dehydration, dizziness and even coma. The heart rate may increase secondary to this. Your doctor should make the diagnosis of hyperglycemia and help you control it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could you tell me what are hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia's effects on heart rate and blood pressure?
My heart rate increases when i'm cold and decreases when i'm warm, which is apparently the opposite of what should happen. What's causing this?
Increases: If it doesn't increase, you need to see a doctor! (the condition is called "chronotropic incompetence"). ...Read more
Lots of things: The major contributor to whether or not your heart rate will be up or down relates to sympathetic and parasympathetic hormones (adrenaline and noradrenaline, etc). Add on top of that many medications or drugs that can affect this including caffeine, betablockers, alcohol, etc) and you can see dramatic effects on heart rate. ...Read more
Decrease heart rate: If you want to lower your heart rate when exercising then simply lower the intensity of your workout. For example, if you are running then slow your run and decrease your arm swing. Stopping completely will lower your heart rate but once you return to the same intensity your heart rate will likely go back to the same level. ...Read more
I have an increase in arterial resistance coincides with a decreased heart rate, what can be the cause of this 'in vivo'?
Cushing's Reflex: There is a clinical entity called cushing's reflex where this physiology comes into play. This happens when there is a bleed in the brain. This leads to increased arterial resistance in the brain, and through a series of complex feedback loops in the adrenergic system, leads to reflexive bradycardia. ...Read more