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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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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

Sclerosis (Definition)

We neurologists employ the term to describe localized damage involving the central nervous system, and sclerosis means scarring. If in many areas, might be multiple sclerosis. If affecting the motor nerve cell, ...Read more


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Multiple Sclerosis (Definition)

Multiple sclerosis is a progressive disease that interferes with the functioning of the central nervous system and brain. Symptoms include numbness, impairment of speech and of muscular coordination, blurred ...Read more