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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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My heart beat very hard but pulse is normal?

My heart beat very hard but pulse is normal?

blood pressure: Your blood pressure may be high. You should see a qualified doctor for a full exam, blood pressure check, and start of medication with frequent follow-up if you have elevated pressure. ...Read more

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My heart beats too slow and too fast sometimes?

My heart beats too slow and too fast sometimes?

Brady/tachy: Several medications, drugs, such as caffeine, nicotine, cocaine, etc. all have the potential to cause heart rate issues. Some people can get irregular rhythms form stress. You should get your hear rate issues assessed and a Holter monitor may be helpful in diagnosing what your underlying issue is. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My heart is beating very slow and im feeling dizzy?

My heart is beating very slow and im feeling dizzy?

Slow pulse: Get to an emergency room as soon as possible. Get a ride there from your parents or a friend or call 911. Do not drive there. You need to have an ekg and tests to see what slow cardiac rhythm you have and how it can be treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Relaxed but heart rate is extremely fast. Why ?

Relaxed but heart rate is extremely fast. Why ?

Check thyroid: Please have a test blood for possible thyroid disorder check with your local physician Also need to see wheather there is arrhythmia. Any way need evaluation with labs and ekg possible holter monitor ...Read more

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Have fast heartbeat then slows down sometimes skips a beat?

Have fast heartbeat  then slows down sometimes skips a beat?

Need further evaluat: I would recommend you get an electrocardiogram(ekg) which measures the electrical activity of your heart. You could possibly be having something known as atrial fibrillation or an irregular type of heartbeat. You may also consider something called holter monitoring or an event recorder(these measure the electrical activity of the heart over a period of time i.e. 24 hours or more). ...Read more

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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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My heart beats very fast sometimes how i stabilize it;?

My heart beats very fast sometimes how i stabilize it;?

See a doctor: When happen have a sit and relax, taking a deep breath. Let somebody around you know what's happening. See a physician for a complete history and physical and a good battery of test. ...Read more

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Breathing is very fast & crackling and heart is beating very quick. What could this be?

Breathing is very fast & crackling and heart is beating very quick. What could this be?

Pediatrician: Your 3 year old child needs an examination by the pediatrician as these observations may indicate some form of cardiopulmonary distress or metabolic derangement. ...Read more

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Is a very fast heart beating stress related?

Is a very fast heart beating stress related?

Fast heart rate: Define very fast. Normal heart rate in adults at rest are 60-80. Tachycardia over 100 beats/min may be due to an arrhythmia or irregular rhythm. ...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

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Bounding pulse at 80bpm? Heartbeat is very visible on chest/stomach. I'm 18

Bounding pulse at 80bpm? Heartbeat is very visible on chest/stomach.  I'm 18

May be normal: It is normal in thin individuals to see / feel your pulse in the upper abdomen.In that case there are no symptoms . It would also be normal to have a bounding pulse with exercise / fever/ anxiety etc. If you have additinal symptoms chest pain ,shortness of breath, dizziness then further evalaution may be necessary ...Read more

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24hr holter showed many skipped beats and early/xtra beats.What are these called? I feel heart pause,then sudden hard fast beat, very irreg n repeats

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24hr holter showed many skipped beats and early/xtra beats.What are these called? I feel heart pause,then sudden hard fast beat, very irreg n repeats

Premature beats: They are simply called "premature beats" as they occur earlier than expected. They originate either from the upper chamber (atrium) and termed premature atrial beats PAC or from the lower chamber(ventricle) called premature ventricular beats (PVC) . In both cases following the premature beats ,there is a pause and the first beat usually feels strong or hard. Check with MD They are often benign ...Read more

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My 6 month old's heart beat is always very, very fast. Is that normal?

My 6 month old's heart beat is always very, very fast. Is that normal?

How fast is it?: An infants heart rate normally is considerably higher than that of an adult. However, there are some abnormal disturbances of heart rhythm that can occur in this age group and cause a higher than normal heart rate. If this is your concern, you'll want to discuss your concern with your pediatrician. ...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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Are svts dangerous? I have anxiety and benign pvcs that scare me into rapid heart rate but sometimes it beats fast after eating. Why? Very uncomfortab

No: Most skipped heart beats are not dangerous. Avoiding caffeine and trigger foods such as alcohol can help. If you have svt- that is a sustained abnormal rhythm that must be monitored by cardiologist. If your heart function is normal and you don't get chest pains or pass out then you should be fine. ...Read more

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Pulse rate 100 when anxious is that high?

Pulse rate 100 when anxious is that high?

Pulse rates: may increase with anxiety. Pulse of 100 is bordering on tachycardia (fast heart rate) but may be anticipated with marked anxiety. ...Read more