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Doctor insights on: High Heart Rate And Multiple Sclerosis

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I have a low heart rate but I'm overweight? A low heart rate is better than a high heart rate right?

I have a low heart rate but I'm overweight? A low heart rate is better than a high heart rate right?

Not necessarily: It depends on how low the heart rate is and whether the heart rhythm is normal or abnormal. A high resting heart rate is more indicative of heart disease or other types of medical problems than a low resting heart rate so long as the low heart rate is not too low. ...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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Put on beta blocker for high heart rate. Very slow hr now at rest and doing normal activities (what it should initially be)but currently hr in 90's?

Put on beta blocker for high heart rate. Very slow hr now at rest and doing normal activities (what it should initially be)but currently hr in 90's?

Normal HR is 60-100: Normal HR is between 60 to 100 beats per minute. Usually not a concern if HR is in 90s. If HR feels irregular, then will need to see a physician and have an ECG to make sure it is not an arrhythmia. ...Read more

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I'm 27 years old, and was diagnosed with an extremely high heart rate in february. I'm a small woman, so when is the right time to go to the hospital?

I'm 27 years old, and was diagnosed with an extremely high heart rate in february. I'm a small woman, so when is the right time to go to the hospital?

If rest HR is > 140: There are many causes of high hr. Svt comes out of nowhere, results in fast palpitations, and usually hr > 140. Sinus tachycardia can occur with anxiety or any illness, or pregnancy, or stimulants such as nicotine and caffeine. If your hr is less than about 100 at rest, that is normal. You can find out your average hr with holter monitor (doc orders). If u feel ok, go to outpt doc, not hospital. ...Read more

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Hoping you can tell me, is high heart rate dangerous?

Hoping you can tell me, is high heart rate dangerous?

How high?: High heart rate more than 100 beats per minute can be a sign of lack of physical conditioning, endocrine disease like hyperthyroidism, sign/symptom of heart disease, dehydration, lung disease like asthma/copd, drug induced like to much caffeine/ energy drinks, chronic disease like liver and renal insufficiency, etc. You need a history and physical to evaluate the reason. ...Read more

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Does high heart rate during excercise cause rabdomyolosis?

Does high heart rate during excercise cause rabdomyolosis?

No: Rhabdomyolosys is a muscle injury direct or indirect. It result in breakdown of muscle fibers and release of their contents into the bloodstream. In an untrained athlete, excessive exercise can cause extreme muscle strain or a heat stroke causing tachycardia as a cause of the process. Rhabdo will occur because of the muscle breakdown not the tachycardia. Hydration and training very important. ...Read more

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High heart rate up to 198 with cardio, should I be concerned?

High heart rate up to 198 with cardio, should I be concerned?

High HR: No concerns you are exercising over the 80% of the predicted hr for your age. ...Read more

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Can a high heart rate cause a headache?

Can a high heart rate cause a headache?

Possibly: If the rapid heart rate sufficiently raises your blood pressure a headache can be produced. Accelerated heart rates can be caused by other primary cardiac arrhythmias, overactive thyroid, anemia, caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, certain medications or anxiety. Your physician can evaluate you and order appropriate tests. ...Read more

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I'm really scared. I have a high heart rate of about 100 to 120 and it won't slow down. Should I be worried? Er

I'm really scared. I have a high heart rate of about 100 to 120 and it won't slow down. Should I be worried? Er

No emergency: No. There is no reason to be scared and there is no reason to go to the er. If a fast heart rate is the only symptom you have then you can wait for a bit. Your school nurse or you family doctor may be able to help you figure this out. ...Read more

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High heart rate upon standing (over 110 bpm) has lead me to be bed ridden for several months. And I'm weak. What can I do?

High heart rate upon standing (over 110 bpm) has lead me to be bed ridden for several months. And I'm weak. What can I do?

Heart Rate: You need psychiatric help urgently ;inactivity begets deconditioning which perpetuates your perceived condition. Confirm need for thyroid Rx with a competent endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Unusually high heart rate when exercising on my bike of 165 when normally 140. I'm 63 and exercise 3 to 4 times/ week, drank a lot h20 that day too?

Unusually high heart rate when exercising on my bike of 165 when normally 140. I'm 63 and exercise 3 to 4 times/ week, drank a lot h20 that day too?

Physical: It is time to visit a doctor, there are many reasons for increased heart rate when you exersize, your physician will find out the cause and will offer solution. ...Read more

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When should I go to the er for high heart rate?

When should I go to the er for high heart rate?

Sustained HR: If one has sustained hr over 150 and symptoms of dizziness chest pain lasting over hour need to get help. Also need evaluation for reasons for high heart rate ...Read more

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What to do if I have high heart rate, congestive heart failure?

Heart rate: You need to be seen to determine why do you have fast heart rate. Uncontrolled heart rate can tip you to heart failure exacerbation. Make sure you go to your physician for an ekg. ...Read more

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Can dysautomonia cause panic attack like symptoms with high heart rate (up to 185bpm)? If so, why does this occur?

Can dysautomonia cause panic attack like symptoms with high heart rate (up to 185bpm)? If so, why does this occur?

Autonomic: Dysfunction can cause rapid heart rates, which in some persons will precipitate a panic attack, as it's easy to fixate on the sensation of a racing heart rate/palpitations. ...Read more

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Is there any relation betweendgerd and high heart rate? Coz im experiencing one, and my doctor told me my heart was ok

Is there any relation betweendgerd and high heart rate? Coz im experiencing one, and my doctor told me my heart was ok

Possible: Gerd involves spillage of stomach acid into the esophagus. This can irritate the nerves of the esophagus causing spasms. It's done through the vagus nerve that also supplies the heart and regulates its rate, so it's possible that gerd has effect on your heart rate. ...Read more

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What happens to cardiac output and after load when when heart rate is low? Does it increase because high heart rate causes decrease in CO

What happens to cardiac output and after load when when heart rate is low? Does it increase because high heart rate causes decrease in CO

Varies.: BUT in a young healthy person, generally the heart rate is low because the heart is efficiently pumping and the cardiac output is good. Generally, (in normals), increasing the heart rate increases pumping and cardiac output. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have an ongoing high heart rate from anxiety if you have a normal low resting heart rate or would this be probably be another issue?

Is it possible to have an ongoing high heart rate from anxiety if you have a normal low resting heart rate or would this be probably be another issue?

Rule out medical: Always have a thorough medical work-up before attributing symptoms to mental health problems. Review personal and family history for problems with thyroid, cardiac, and other problems that might simulate anxiety. Also, keep a diary of episodes and associated events. However, obsessing over symptoms can worsen anxiety. Yoga or meditation will help both mental and physical problems. ...Read more

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4yo had high temp for 36hrs, it broke on its own. But has heart rate of 128, she is on zpak for bronchitis. Is this too high heart rate, or is this pn?

4yo had high temp for 36hrs, it broke on its own. But has heart rate of 128, she is on zpak for bronchitis. Is this too high heart rate, or is this pn?

Hear rate: In the absence of fever and if the child was sleeping, a HR of 128 would be considered high, otherwise it would be considered within the normal range ...Read more

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Why would a patient be on blood thinner for high heart rate?

Why would a patient be on blood thinner for high heart rate?

Not for heart rate: Blood thinners don't really affect heart rate. Drugs like Coumadin (warfarin) (a powerful blood thinner) would be given to someone with a high risk of blood clots. Certain heart rhythm problems are significant risk factors for getting blood clots. Aspirin is also a blood thinner and is used to prevent heart attacks. The blood thinners are probably being given for one of these reasons. ...Read more

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What are the negative effects of diane-35 if have been taken for 2 years for menstrual regulations noting that I'm now suffering from high heart rate?

Consult your doctor: Diane-35 used for acne in woman also as contraceptive, menstrual regulator as in your case, recently in france and australia adverse effects noted like phlebitis, thromboembolism even death, your heart rate is high may or may not be related, you must see your doctor now and take advise to continue or to stop. ...Read more

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What can cause high heart rate?

What can cause high heart rate?

PALPITATIONS W/U: Palpitations that are symptomatic deserve a prompt W/U: exam/labs especially TFTS/EKG/Event Monitor/ECHO andThe discussion of treatment options with your doctor. While you are waiting eliminate caffeine focus on staying hydrated. If palpitations worsen or syncope develops go directly to the ER stick to a GF diet WholeApproach. Com gutbliss. Com ...Read more

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How to deal with high heart rate?

How to deal with high heart rate?

Depends: On the underlying cause. There are many factors that are involved in causing a high heart rate. You need to be evaluated by your doctorand at least have an ECG done for starters. ...Read more

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Help! Is 200 too high heart rate while exercising?

Help! Is 200 too high heart rate while exercising?

Depends: If it gradually returns to normal afterward, it was likely normal (you state your age is 32 - predicted estimated peak HR for your age is 192 but 200 is reasonable). If it stays at 200 after exercise, then suddenly falls (for instance to 110), it was an abnormal rhythm. ...Read more

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What is considered a high heart rate for a 35 year old female?

What is considered a high heart rate for a 35 year old female?

High or max?: Maximum normal HR for a 35 yo female is in the range of 185. This is the rate one could expect to achieve under maximal load/workout. In general, a resting heart rate would be ...Read more

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Low creatinine and high heart rate, should I be concerned?

Low creatinine and high heart rate, should I be concerned?

Depends: There's no level of creatinine that's considered harmfully low. High heart rate is harmful if it's abnormally fast. At rest, yours should be. ...Read more

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High heart rate after car crash?

High heart rate after car crash?

Heart rate: An elevated heart rate after a car crash is not unusual. ...Read more

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Does bad circulation cause high heart rate?

Does bad circulation cause high heart rate?

Poor Circulation: It is possible that your heart rate could elevate if the heart is required to work harder in order to circulate the blood throughout your body. See a vascular surgeon to have your circulatory system evaluated. ...Read more

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Can a reaction to mobic cause high heart rate?

Can a reaction to mobic cause high heart rate?

It is possible: There can be a lot of other reasons. But allergic reaction can be part of it reason. This is not specific enough in order to say it is from Mobic alone. We will need a lot more information. I would discuss this with your physician ...Read more

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Need help. Is 126 beats per minute when resting a high heart rate?

Need help. Is 126 beats per minute when resting a high heart rate?

Yep: 126 at rest is a very much abnormal rate, unless you just finished exercising or something like that. There are many possible explanations and a good cardiac electrophysiologist can help you sort all that out. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Sclerosis (Definition)

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Multiple Sclerosis (Definition)

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