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Doctor insights on: How Fast Is Your Heart Supposed To Beat

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Why could someone's heart suddenly beat so fast?

Why could someone's heart suddenly beat so fast?

Many reasons: There are many reasons for the heart beat to change in rate. Some are abnormal but most are completely normal. Ask your doctor to give you a long term monitor in order to diagnose the cause for your heart rate changes. It will be most likely reassuring to you to find out it is normal for you. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my heart was beating fast why?

What do you suggest if my heart was beating fast why?

Fast heart beat: What are you doing at the time of the "fast heart beat"? addition symptoms and medical history? ...Read more

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Why could someone's heart randomly beat really fast and hard?

Why could someone's heart randomly beat really fast and hard?

Palpitations: Sounds like you're having extra heart beats. To make the diagnosis need to go see your doc. There are many possible causes ...Read more

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What do you advise for heart beating really fast at random points?

What do you advise for heart beating really fast at random points?

Arrhythmia: It can be a sign of an abnormality in the electrical pathway and is cause for evaluation. Abnormal rapid heart rates can range from 100 beats a minute up to 400 beats a minute and can be relatively harmless or life threatening. Ask your doctor to refer you to a heart rhythm specialist (an electrophysiologist), for further evaluation. Call 911 if passing out, dizziness, chest pain, or breathless. ...Read more

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My heart beats to fast?

My heart beats to fast?

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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What do you do for fast a heart rate?

What do you do for fast a heart rate?

Why fast?: First we need to figure out why its fast and what kind of fast rhythm is it.

There are normal fast rhythms (for example when you exercise)
and there are many abnormal ones which require medical management.

If you could be more specific about the specific type of fast heart rate, might be better able to help you.
Good luck! ...Read more

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How low is heart rate supposed to go at night?

How low is heart rate supposed to go at night?

Depends: Varies with age, conditioning, any other issues.
A marathoner may be normal at 40.
Most at 60-80. ...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 really fast. What can I do?

My heart is beating really fast. What can I do?

Heart rate: You need to see your doctor to evaluate what is going on and what you need to do to take care of it if your heart is beating fast when you are at rest. There are many things that can cause this including anxiety and anemia and lots more. ...Read more

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Which is better a fast or slow base heart rate?

Which is better a fast or slow base heart rate?

Slow usually: Since the left side of the heart gets blood during relaxation, a slow heart rate allows the heart to be better perfused, and recover. Also a slow heart rate indicates that the muscle is efficient and does not need to work so fast to supply the rest of the body. An excessively slow heart rate or one that is irregular or does not change with exertion is not a positive thing, however. ...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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What should I do if my heart is beating too fast?

Define too fast...: If there is a question of abnormal hr would recommend further evaluation with your physician. ...Read more

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Why does Qvar cause a person's heart to beat fast?

Why does Qvar cause a person's heart to beat fast?

Rare effect.: For most people, a rapid heart rate is NOT a side effect of QVAR. Other inhaled medicines for asthma, like albuterol, can raise the heart rate - from just a little to a lot which is noticeable. I'd make sure that the heart rate increase is really from *this* drug, and if so and it's bothersome, consider a change in the medication. ...Read more

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How does walking strengthen the heart and how fast?

How does walking strengthen the heart and how fast?

Not fast: Walking has a conditioning effect on the heart, in that, at the same level of exercise, the heart will gradually train itself to do the same amount of work at a lower heart rate and blood pressure.
These effects cannot be achieved immediately, and,
in fact, a gradualapproach is recommended. ...Read more

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What should I eat or do if my heart is beating fast?

What should I eat or do if my heart is beating fast?

See an EP: See a cardiac electrophysiologist for evaluation. They'll place a monitor and see what's up. You're a bit of a ways from houston, so it might be worth it to start with a general cardiologist. ...Read more

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Does heart beating fast mean good or bad for a baby?

Does heart beating fast mean good or bad for a baby?

Rate depends on age: Newborn babies have very fast resting heart rate.
The resting heart rate slows down gradually as children age
heart rate normally increases with excitement or activity. ...Read more

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Why do I wake up at night with my heart beating fast?

Why do I wake up at night with my heart beating fast?

Tachycardia/ sleep: How fast?? There is always variation in rate. When we sleep there is more autonomic tone effects with increase in sympathetic tone in REM sleep. Most are benign but may consider EKG or holter, echo including mitral valve prolapse) and check for sleep apnea. Caffeine, alcohol, anxiety also promote tachycardias. F/u w/doc ...Read more

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How can I slow my heart rate down so it isn't so fast?

How can I slow my heart rate down so it isn't so fast?

WhyYouWantThat: Why do you want to slow down your heart rate. What is wrong with you. Why you feel your heart rate is bad. Ask your parents to take you to your Pediatrician if anything is bothering you.
You can not slow down your heart rate unless there is medical reason ...Read more

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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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Heart beats (very) fast for few seconds - help is this bad?

Get it evaluated: This issue should be evaluated to make sure there are no abnormalities to the heart rhythm. ...Read more

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Heart beats slow and hard when standing up, then beats fast?

Heart beats slow and hard when standing up, then beats fast?

Normal: This is a normal physiologic response as the blood tends to move toward your feet when you stand up. Your heart compensates by increasing the strength of the contraction and/or increasing the heart rate. If it is uncomfortable or you experience lightheadedness it may indicate that you are a little dehydrated. ...Read more

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Can you tell me which controls how fast or slow the heart beats?

Can you tell me which controls how fast or slow the heart beats?

Reflexes: There are chemoreceptors and baroreceptors in the neck which control heart rate. Heart rate control is mediated by the vagus nerve and by circulating catecholamines secreted by the adrenal gland. ...Read more

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My heart beats too fast late night, it wakes me up. What can I do?

My heart beats too fast late night, it wakes me up. What can I do?

Chicken or egg?: Do you wake up with dreams that make your heart beat fast or does your heart beat fast causing you to wake up? A 24 holter exam will help resolve this key question. ...Read more