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Flu Heart Rate In 100
I have the cold/flu and usually my resting heart rate is 54-55 (I'm 23) Now my heart is 95-100 lying down. I feel weak, I'm worried, i rarely fallsick?
My heart rate is over 100 BPM and back muscle are aching IV had a cough for a while now but easing off not sure if I have the flu cause no temp
Does sound like flu: Take your temperature after 4 pm (when fever shows itself). Use an ear or temple device or, if you use an oral thermometer, be sure not to eat or drink for 30 minutes beforehand. It's possible that you had a fever a week ago and that you're on the tail-end of this illness when fever has resolved. ...Read more
I have flu. I have no history of heart deceases. My heart rate is a bit higher as normal. Is it normal during flu, or is this a concern?
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
HR usually 65-70 I take 50mg atenolol daily. Today heart rate 75-82 I have a flu and I'm very congested. Is this Norma for HR to be higher?
Heart rate ?: yes completely normal, i wouldnt worry about these numbers ...Read more
Had Flu for the last week with high heart rate, now that Flu is gone my heart rate is really low in the 50s, feeling light headed. Should I be worrie?
Get it checked out: It's unclear what relation that 'flu' may have had to your low heart rate now. Because you have symptoms of lightheadedness with this slow heart rate (bradycardia), it should be evaluated ASAP. Have someone drive you to an ER, urgent care center or call 911 if no one can. The danger would be passing out and falling/getting hurt if you don't do this promptly. I wouldn't take a chance... ...Read more
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