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How To Control Rapid Heart Beat
Rapid heart rate: Tachycardia can be physiological or pathological. Exercise, caffiene can increase heart rate. Meanwhile diseases of the heart, like atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia, congestive heart failure, ventricular tachycardia can cause heart to speed up.See 1 more doctor answer
Rapid Heart Rate (Pulse) (Definition)
Rapid heart beat is a symptom in which a person's heart is beating fast. A fast heart rate can be normal if a person is excited or exercising. Sometimes a rapid rate is called sinus tachycardia, atrial flutter, or atrial fibrillation, etc..., depending on the type of arrhythmia (heart rhythm or rate problem). ...Read more
There can be several: Stress or any state where your body is producing Epinephrine (adrenaline) will increase your heart rate. Increased activity like exercise will alter your hr. Certain drugs like Cocaine can dramatically increase your hr. Also severe infections. Then there are rhythm problems of the heart like atrial fibrillation, svt and other abnormal electrical conduction can cause rapid heart rat.
Rapid Heart Beat: A Heart beat (pulse) over 100 beats per minute. The medical term is tachycardia. There are several reasons for a tachycardia. The most common is a sinus tachycardia which is usually a normal response to physical, emotional or metabolic exertion or illness. Other reasons are for rhythm problems such as atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, supraventricular tachycardia, and others.
Need evaluation: You may have fibrillatation need evaluation and treatment.
What r the possibilities of chronic rapid heart beat, near 100 and above in a 38 yr old female, no heart condition at present?
Hyperthyroid?: I will recommend performing an ekg and a thyroid test to ruled our hyperthyroidism or graves dz more common in females. Ekg to ruled out heart electrical conditions like pre-excitation syndromes like wpw. Also be aware of excess in coffee and medications that will increase the heart rate. Obesity and asthma will increase your resting heart rate too.
My friend heart beats rapidly at very random times and he doesn't think that's a problem. What can he do about his random rapid heart beat?
See a doctor: There are many causes of this. It would be helpful to know how fast his heart rate gets. He might well need blood tests such as thyroid testing. He would also need an electrocardiogram and possibly a 24 hr heart monitor called a holter monitor.It would be important to see his doctor to determine if the rapid heart rate originates from the top or bottom of the heart. Avoid caffeine and see a doctor!See 1 more doctor answer
No: In general, lipozene should not affect your heart rate. It is a fiber product, and is not absorbed into the bloodstream. However, be sure that the product is not a "lipozene-like diet drug", because then you cannot be certain what it is. Best to check with your doctor if you have an increased heart rate.
Possible but avoid: Try to avoid known stimulants, because when you cause arrythmias you can increase the chance of dangerous ones. Without looking at an ecg, it's hard to tell if what you're feeling is a dangerous or benign arrythmia.See 1 more doctor answer
Rapid heart rate: Alcohol is known to have vasodilator properties, as a reflex the heart rate can go up transiently. But if you have been drinking for quite sometime, it damages the heart muscle, you will end up in congestive heart failure and that can also increase the heart rate.See 1 more doctor answer
Tachycardia: "Tachycardia" means rapid heart rate. Any stress will make your heart beat fast: fear, anxiety, pain, anger, walking, lifting your arms, standing up. Also: fever, anemia, XS thyroid, infection, pregnancy, and many many other conditions as well. The underlying cause should be addressed if you are concerned.
Go to ER/PCP: Go to ER or PCP and have vitals checked including ekg, pcxr to start
I've been waking up with a rapid heart beat recently. I have anxiety so is it related to that or a physical condition?
Full medical work-up: Any anxiety symptoms, including rapid heart beat and panic attacks, MUST have a full medical work-up before being labeled "anxiety". Special attention should be paid to cardiac, pulmonary and thyroid issues, but all systems should be examined. Excessive caffeine and tobacco are often problems. You are young so anxiety is most likely but a full eval is necessary. Best!!See 4 more doctor answers