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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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Would using Claritin (loratadine) d cause rapid heart rate during exercise?

Would using Claritin (loratadine) d cause rapid heart rate during exercise?

Yes, any "D" drug : The "d" in claritin-d, or Mucinex (guaifenesin) - d and others, all stand for decongestant. Decongestants are medications that stimulate the adrenaline system and can cause higher blood pressure and heart rate. While not bad for short time, may cause problems if used chronically. Check with your dr. If you have high blood pressure or heart rhythm problems before using these medications. ...Read more

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Do sinus/allergy pills affect heart rate? After taking Claritin (loratadine) d my heart seems to be going crazy! just going from sitting to standing doubles my hr.

Do sinus/allergy pills affect heart rate? After taking Claritin (loratadine) d my heart seems to be going crazy! just going from sitting to standing doubles my hr.

Yes decongestants: Yes decongestants , such as sudafed will raise heart rate and cause palpitations. So Claritin (loratadine) d will, but plain Claritin (loratadine) is less likely to. ...Read more

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What causes heart rate fluctuations?

What causes heart rate fluctuations?

Heart rate: Heart rate normally varies depending on supply and demand for cardiac output. Drugs, conditioning and other things can also cause heart rate change up or down. ...Read more

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Is 200 heart rate ok while i excerise?

Is 200 heart rate ok while i excerise?

Heart rate: We generally would not recommend reaching 200bpm with regular exercise. For a well 36y/o, a training rate of 150 - 160 would be more what we'd recommend. ...Read more

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Heart rate in 150's showering? I'm 17

Heart rate in 150's showering? I'm 17

Maybe anemic?: unusual unless cold shower causes temporary heart racing, but if irregular heart rate then have cardiologist do a full exam. if heavy menstrual periods could be anemic and need to check iron , ferritin levels . also get thyroid checked [tsh; thyroid stimulating hormone levels] if all normal and only while showering don't worry , take a bath , no seriously need the above evaluations. ...Read more

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How high is too high for a heart rate?

How high is too high for a heart rate?

Normal heart rate.: At rest, assuming your heart rate is in normal sinus variety, your heart rate should be somewhere between 60 to 100 bpm, unless you are athletic in which case it could be a bit below 60. With exertion, the maximum heart rate would be 220 minus your age. Anything above that would be considered too high. ...Read more

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Why is my heart rate consistently high?

Why is my heart rate consistently high?

Several reasons: If you rule out:
arrhythmias
anemia
Hyperthyroidism,
hypoglycemia/ diabetes
De-conditioning
Obesity
sedentary lifestyle
smoking and several others you may be left with
"constitutional" or "idiopathic" tachycardia ...Read more

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My BP 132/46 heart rate 68, should I be concerned?

My BP 132/46 heart rate 68, should I be concerned?

Maybe: It's probably normal but your low diastolic pressure may be due to factitious reading, severe aortic regurgitation, av fistula, severe anemia, or thyrotoxicosis.. ...Read more

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What is the qt and qtc for heart rate 106?

EKG intervals : The faster the heart rate the shorter the qt interval, it assesses the risk for arrhythmia (irregular heart rate). ...Read more

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Is a low heart rate normal?

Is a low heart rate normal?

Low heart rate: It depends on how low and how physically fit. Athletes can have heart rates in the 40's and be normal. ...Read more

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Is low heart rate a problem?

Is low heart rate a problem?

Possibly : If it causes symptoms of lightheadednes, dizziness, fatigue and /or low blood pressure. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a slow heart rate?

What causes a slow heart rate?

Possibly normal: Well conditioned athletes will have slow heart rates at rest. Other causes could be genetic conditions, medications, and some heart diseases or infections. See your primary physician to get the work up started with a thorough history and physical examination. Call 911 if you have severe dizziness, passing out, chest pain, or weakness. ...Read more

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What can cause slow heart rate?

What can cause slow heart rate?

Normal is 60 to 100 : Heart rates slower than 60 beats per minute are considered bradycardias. Some normal people have heart rates slower than 60 like athletes. Some patients take medications called beta blockers (e.g. Lopressor) that cause slow heart rates. If your pulse is less than 50, then you should see your doctor. Slow heart rates may need a pacemaker. ...Read more

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Can avelox increase heart rate?

Can avelox increase heart rate?

No it does not: No it is not a common side effect ...Read more

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Afraid for newborns heart rate?

Afraid for newborns heart rate?

Newborn heart rate: Babies have a very fast heart rate- frequently around 140/min. That is normal. If you have a concern about your baby's heart rate, check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Do concussions affect heart rate?

Do concussions affect heart rate?

They can.: It depends on how severe. Also, pain alone, other injuries, meds, etc., can affect heart rate (higher rate) as can other things. If you are weak, dizzy, having trouble walking or severe pain, vomiting, fever, numbness, tingling, etc., call your doctor or go to ER. ...Read more

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Baby has rapid heart rate of 160!?

Baby has rapid heart rate of 160!?

How old is your baby: A heart rate of 160 can be perfectly normal in a newborn baby and with activity or fever in babies up to several months of age, so it all depends on how old your baby is and whether there have been changes in the baby's appetite or degree of alertness. Consult your pediatrician if your baby is otherwise happy playful and eating well or have him checked asap in an er if he is not stable. ...Read more

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Does adrenaline affect heart rate?

Does adrenaline affect heart rate?

Very much: Very much. That is why under extreme circumstances, specially dangerous one your body produces it to keep you very alert with increase heart rate. ...Read more

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Do energy gels increase heart rate?

Do energy gels increase heart rate?

energy gels: Effects of these depend on what's in them, often the chemicals can cause increased heart rate. ...Read more

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Quick heart rate and a heart murmur?

Quick heart rate and a heart murmur?

Rate/murmur: What is your question? Lots of things can cause these ...Read more

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Is a resting heart rate of 70 normal?

Is a resting heart rate of 70 normal?

Yes!: The normal range for resting heart rate is commonly considered 60-100, so 70 is right in the middle of that. ...Read more

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What should my resting heart rate be?

What should my resting heart rate be?

Heart rate: Resting heart rate for a normal adult is 60-80bpm, with exercise we target heart rate to age and phsyical status. ...Read more

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Is a resting heart rate of 120 high?

Is a resting heart rate of 120 high?

Yes: Your heart rate should be around 70. Please consult your doctor. See this site for more info.

http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/features/5-heart-rate-myths-debunked ...Read more

Dr. Ashraf Abdel Azeem
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