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What bodily factors affect heart rate?

What bodily factors affect heart rate?

Heart rate: Various factors influencing heart rate include body temperature, blood volume and hemoglobin content, thyroid status, exercise status, heart health, metabolic status, peripheral vascular resistance and other factors also ...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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Does adrenaline affect heart rate?

Does adrenaline affect heart rate?

Very much: Very much. That is why under extreme circumstances, specially dangerous one your body produces it to keep you very alert with increase heart rate. ...Read more

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What factors cause high heart rate?

What factors cause high heart rate?

Tachycardia: Many factors. Normal - regular 60-100bpm. Normally sinus node HR is 60-100; junctional 70-110; ventricular ~ 36 bpm. Any abn focus can lead to irregular rhythms such as A.fib/flutter, sinus tahcycardia, ventricualr tachycardia to name a few. Abnormal cardiac focus - Afib; metabolic/endocrine - thyroid, infections; CA; substance abuse; anxiety; congenital abn are some. ...Read more

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What factors affect someone's heart rate?

What factors affect someone's heart rate?

Rate control: read the following link for lots of information on rate control: http://www.emedicinehealth.com/electrical_system_of_the_heart-health/article_em.htm ...Read more

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Can marijuana effect your heart rate?

Can marijuana effect your heart rate?

Yes: Dose/amount dependent increase in heart rate. Also orthostatic hypotension due to decreases on autonomic nervous responses manifested with dizziness with position changes. Some reports of more potentially dangerous arrhythmias like atrial fibrillation are appearing now. Do not use it. Not necessary to be high. I will get high with overdoses of friendship, joy and love, self fulfillment, hard work. ...Read more

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How does coronary heart disease affect pulse rate?

How does coronary heart disease affect pulse rate?

Variable: Some folks may have palpitations, arrhythmia s including atrial fibrillation, pvcs, and slow- bradycardias or complete heart block. With an acute event ventricular tachycardia.And/ or ventricular fibrillation may occur and cause death. Many persons with CAD do not have pulse symptoms. ...Read more

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Can the breathing rate increase as the heart rate increases?

In most : Physiological situations as the heart rate increase the the o2 consumption and the co2 production increase increasing minute ventilation and respiratory rate. ...Read more

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Does heart rate variability predict death?

Does heart rate variability predict death?

Define 'VARIABILITY": You must fill in the details and indicate the reason for this peculiar question. ...Read more

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Prednisone causing low fetal heart rate?

Prednisone causing low fetal heart rate?

Fetal heart rate: Use of such steroids during pregnancy has been associated with decreased variability of fetal heart rate. I am not aware of slowing down of heart rate though. You should discuss this with your ob. ...Read more

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Does pulse rate increase as BP increases?

Does pulse rate increase as BP increases?

Not necessarily: Pulse and BP are somewhat independent. Many things that raise your pulse also raise bp, but that is not always true and the opposite is also true. For example very low BP due to shock is accompanied by very high pulse rate and very high pulse rate is often associated with lack of forward flow and very low bp. ...Read more

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Can dieting affect heart rate?

Can dieting affect heart rate?

not per se: But with dieting, one often becomes dehydrated if not cautious, and that causes tachycardia. ...Read more

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Can smoking spices cause irregular heart rate/ heart problems?

Can smoking spices cause irregular heart rate/ heart problems?

Yes: "spice" contains synthetic cannabinoids sprayed onto various herbs which may or may not be as labeled. They are stronger than "regular" marijuana. Users experience a high which can include hallucinating, rapid heart beat, high blood pressure, excessive sweating, extreme agitation, unpredictable & violent behavior, and rigidity. The compounds do not show up in current drug screenings. ...Read more

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Why does vasoconstriction increase heart rate?

Why does vasoconstriction increase heart rate?

It doesn't: If you give a pure vasoconstrictor like norepinephrine which has no effect on cardiac conduction, it will actually slow the heart reflexively and it's used for that purpose - to terminate tachyrhythmias. ...Read more

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How does vasoconstriction effect heart rate?

How does vasoconstriction effect heart rate?

Epinephrine: Complex interaction. If you were to assume that vessels and heart were entirely independent, you might postulate that heart rate could slow down after vasoconstriction since there is less tubing to pump through. But the chemicals that mediate vasoconstriction also mediate heart rate and force of contraction so that they usually rise in parallel. ...Read more

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Heart rate decreases with caffeine/adderall, is this normal?

Heart rate drops: For Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and caffeine to cause a decrease in heart rate suggests the substances are helping your anxiety and frustration and providing you with relief. Usually both substances cause an increase in heart rate. ...Read more

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Does hyperglycemia increase/decrease heart rate?

Does hyperglycemia increase/decrease 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 more

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