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I am a 90 yr old retired dentist with heart disease. I am having trouble with dizzines even though the dosage was cut to 25mg. If I stop taking it, my fibrillation and heart rate increase a lot.

I am a 90 yr old retired dentist with heart disease. I am having trouble with dizzines even though the dosage was cut to 25mg. If I stop taking it, my fibrillation and heart rate increase a lot.

What are we: "talking about", Sir. If it is LOPRESSOR (metoprolol tartrate) ask your Cardiologist to suggest another beta-blocker!! There are quite a few with VARYING side effects and I bet there is one for you!
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...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


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Why does your heart rate increase when you sneeze?

Why does your heart rate increase when you sneeze?

It may not: There can be a small temporary decrease or increase in your heart rate immediately before or after a sneeze. This is not from the sneeze itself, but it is related to the deep breath taken before the sneeze or the sudden blowing out of air during the sneeze. These large changes in filling of one's lungs can change the pressure inside the chest, and briefly affect the heart rate. ...Read more

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Why does your heart rate increase when you have a cold or the flu?

Why does your heart rate increase when you have a cold or the flu?

Many reasons: Heart rate increases with fever. It increases with pain (which usually accompanies flu). It increases with dehydration, which happens more quickly than normal if you have a fever and aren't drinking well enough. It increases with combinations of all of the above. Rarely, it happens because the virus that is making you sick effects your heart directly. ...Read more

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Why does your heart rate increase when you sneeze or cough or breath deep in and out?

Why does your heart rate increase when you sneeze or cough or breath deep in and out?

Valsalva Manuver: When you do the mentioned activities, you trigger what is called valsalva reflex that make your heart rate go up. ...Read more

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Why does my heart rate increase when I eat spicy food? Its very annoying.

Why does my heart rate increase when I eat spicy food? Its very annoying.

Heart rate: It is a reaction that some people may have. You should try and avoid these foods. If the food is very spicy this can be induced by a reaction to the burning and your body producing a response to a percieved injury. ...Read more

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Why does my heart rate increase when I listen to music? Is this normal?

Why does my heart rate increase when I listen to music? Is this normal?

It may be: The heart rate is affected by emotional factors and music can have powerful emotional effects. Music with a fast, "jumpy" beat can be especially so. ...Read more

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Why does my heart rate increase when I'm in a hot shower?

Why does my heart rate increase when I'm in a hot shower?

Vasodilitation: Hearts job is to keep brain alive any drop I pressure from blood shunting to other parts will be adjusted forcby increasing heart rate. ...Read more

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Why does the heart rate increase when you have a cold?

Why does the heart rate increase when you have a cold?

Dehydration from: Stress of any type increases heart rate illness is on the stress list also fevers diarrhea vomiting cause dehydration low blood volume pump needs to speeds up to compensate. ...Read more

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How much should your heart rate increase from sitting to standing at 21 year old male?

Less than 10: Change in position triggers the carotid baroreceptors to gently change hr in order to stabilize BP from effects of gravity. Normal bp/hr fluctuations should be less than 10 points unless dehydrated, over medicated, or suffering from neurally mediated dysfunction (abnormal reflex arc between the baroreceptors, the brainstem, and the heart). ...Read more

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Can a sneeze make your heart rate increase?

Not significantly: There can be a small temporary decrease or increase in your heart rate immediately before or after a sneeze. This is not from the sneeze itself, but it is related to the deep breath taken before the sneeze or the sudden blowing out of air during the sneeze. These large changes in filling of one's lungs can change the pressure inside the chest, and briefly affect the heart rate. ...Read more

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When you increase your level of activity, does your heart rate increase or decrease?

When you increase your level of activity, does your heart rate increase or decrease?

Increases: If it doesn't increase, you need to see a doctor! (the condition is called "chronotropic incompetence"). ...Read more

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Can drinking water after exercise make your heart rate increase?

Can drinking water after exercise make your heart rate increase?

No: No....Dehydration following exercise causes increased heart rates....Hydration should lower, not raise heart rates. However heart rate recovery. ..How quickly heart rate returns to baseline is a measure of cardiovascular fitness. ...Read more

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Does your heart rate increase as the day goes by like example my resting heart rate way 60 this morning now after breakfast it's 80. Is this normal?

Does your heart rate increase as the day goes by like example my resting heart rate way 60 this morning now after breakfast it's 80. Is this normal?

It's not the time: It's not that time has progressed, it's that you ate and you're digesting your food, a signal to your heart to enrich the blood supply to your digestive tract. Your heart responds to your needs. ...Read more

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Is the rate at which you burn calories dependent on how fast your heart beats, will medication that makes your heart rate increase burn more calories?

Is the rate at which you burn calories dependent on how fast your heart beats, will medication that makes your heart rate increase burn more calories?

Not dependent on hr: Not a bit no. For that matter diet pills that induce significant weight loss do not significantly raise metabolism. (I try for 1000 calories out per day; studies showing m a y b e a tenth of that with drug induced metabolic effects are what I mean by NOT significant).
but changing thoughts/ behaviors help.
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Why do my blood pressure and heart rate increase when I have a dilated cardiomyopathy?

Why do my blood pressure and heart rate increase when I have a dilated cardiomyopathy?

Compensation: There is a decline in the amount of blood flow delivered by each heart beat. The heart compensates by beating more often to maintain overall output. Also the decline in blood flow may result in excess adrenaline which elevates the blood pressure. Alternatively high blood pressure causes cardiomyopathy. ...Read more

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Why do blood pressure and heart rate increase when you have dilated cardiomyopathy?

Why do blood pressure and heart rate increase when you have dilated cardiomyopathy?

To keep up output: Cardiac output is the amount of blood (in liters) pumped out of the heart in one min. It is calculated as stroke volume x heart rate. Cardiomyopathy makes the heart pump less efficiently and so reduces the amount per stroke (stroke volume) so to make up for the drop in stroke volume, the heart beats faster. Blood pressure is not typical for dilated cm, but may be due to other concurrent condition. ...Read more

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Why do blood pressure and heart rate increase when patients have a dilated cardiomyopathy?

Why do blood pressure and heart rate increase when patients have a dilated cardiomyopathy?

Not always true: Blood pressure does not always increase with a dilated cardiomyopathy but can in some cases. Heart rate can increase primarily in order to 'compensate'. ...Read more

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I am sufring from body problem. I am quickly tired on walking and my heart rate increase rapidly.

I am sufring from body problem. I am quickly tired on walking and my heart rate increase rapidly.

Internal Medicine: Based on the limited information provided the symptoms are: easy fatigability and tachycardia, possibly tachy-arrythmia brought on with minimal exertion. Many medical conditions can cause these symptoms, some benign and easily treatable. However, a detailed history and exam by your doctor along with at least a chest x-ray and an ECG is needed to rule out some of the more concerning medical causes. ...Read more

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How come my heart rate increase so much when I try weed?

How come my heart rate increase so much when I try weed?

Side effect: That is called tachycardia and is a side effect. It may not be good for you. ...Read more

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What is delayed heart rate recovery? Why does my heart rate increase seem to be delayed with exertion happening then my HR climbs after I'm resting?

What is delayed heart rate recovery? Why does my heart rate increase seem to be delayed with exertion happening then my HR climbs after I'm resting?

HR goes dn w/ rest: A normal heart rate goes DOWN when resting, usually coming back to "normal" (60 to 100 bpm) within 5-10 minutes. If the heart rate does not come back down in this range or (perhaps as in your case), it goes UP, then that points to a problem. Usually it means deconditioning (you're out of shape) but occasionally it means ...Read more

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In people with hypotension why doesn't their heart rate increase to compensate?

In people with hypotension why doesn't their heart rate increase to compensate?

It should: Acute hypotension should trigger reflex tachycardia/ increased heart rate unless they take medicine to keep their heart rate under control or they have some other condition that will impair the reflex response. Some people live at lower blood pressures- in 2 digits and they do not have a reason to have tachycardia until their blood pressure falls from their baseline. ...Read more

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Why would my heart rate increase from 87 to 118 when sitting just by tilting neck back?

Heart rate: Its difficult to ascertain without a rhythm strip. See your doctor or a cardiologist and ask for a holter monitor. Maybe even start with just a ekg. ...Read more

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Could a heart rate increase from 66 to 98 upon standing be due to not excercised for years 21 years old. Worried its pots?

Pots: There are lots of reasons for such a heart rate rise. Stop worrying and get out and start a regular exercise program. It will be more beneficial than looking for uncommon conditions. ...Read more

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Can heart rate increase with sickness?

Heart rate: Heart rate will increase with increased demands on the body. Sickness makes increased demands on the body. ...Read more

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Why does my heart rate increase at after every meal?

Heart rate: With a meal blood is shunted to the gut for digestion and rate typically increases ...Read more