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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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Is it normal to be up most of the night (every night) with episodes of rapid heart rate, difficulty breathing, cold rush through bodu, feel super excited/nervous, dizzy, headache? Feeling fed up!

Is it normal to be up most of the night (every night) with episodes of rapid heart rate, difficulty breathing, cold rush through bodu, feel super excited/nervous, dizzy, headache?  Feeling fed up!

Absolutely not!: If you have a personal physician, contact her/him immediately about your severe symptoms. If not, go to the nearest appropriate medical facility. Anything from panic attacks to heart problems can cause this constellation of symptoms. Treatment is available and there's no need for you to go through this nightmare every night. ...Read more

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2 Negative D-Dimer tests but extreme chest pain, difficulty breathing, exhaustion and rapid heart rate. Could I have a Pulmonary Embolism?

2 Negative D-Dimer tests but extreme chest pain, difficulty breathing, exhaustion and rapid heart rate. Could I have a Pulmonary Embolism?

D-Dimer: The D-Dimer test is helpful in diagnosing a PE, but not definitive and required to have same. See the Lung Dr. with your symptoms and assure you get a complete and continuing work up of your issues. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing difficulty breathing, heart rate 65-75 when this happens. When I can breath its between 90-120. Why? Echo scheduled for July.

I've been experiencing difficulty breathing, heart rate 65-75 when this happens. When I can breath its between 90-120. Why? Echo scheduled for July.

Mgt: The cardiac echo will be performed to determine if you have a cardiac defect. Other testing to consider includes pulse oximetry, pulmonary function testing and an assessment of your exercise tolerance. Knowing your family history of cardiac disease will be important information for your provider. A virtual appointment can review your findings in details; healthtap.com/DosanjhMD ...Read more

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Tightness in chest, difficulty breathing, but heart rate's normal, what could it be?

Tightness in chest, difficulty breathing, but heart rate's normal, what could it be?

Many causes: Could be cardiac origin- blockage in arteries, or valve problem; could be lung origin- asthma, emphysema, pneumonia, bronchitis; could be unrelated to heart or lungs- anxiety, anemia, etc. Need a good evaluation to figure out what testing to best evaluate this. ...Read more

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Tightness & mild pain in my upper left quadrant. Slight difficulty breathing. Happens upon awakening. My heart rate is 60. Is this a heart condition?

Tightness & mild pain in my upper left quadrant. Slight difficulty breathing. Happens upon awakening. My heart rate is 60. Is this a heart condition?

Possible, but...: doubt it. You seem too young, pain occurs at wrong time, also probably in wrong place. If continues to bother I'd go get it checked out with a health care professional. ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure, difficulty breathing, fast heart rate, anxiety, dizziness, loss of senses, be part of thyroid disease?

Can high blood pressure, difficulty breathing, fast heart rate, anxiety, dizziness, loss of senses, be part of thyroid disease?

Most yes: With the exception of losing ability to use other senses your symptoms could be compatible with hyperthyroidism but also other things, even anxiety itself. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Palpitations (Definition)

Heart palpitations are a clinical finding in which a person feels his heart beating strongly, feels his heart beating fast, or both. This can occur with anxiety disorders or heart conditions including ...Read more


Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more