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Doctor insights on: My Pvcs Only Happen When My Heart Rate Is Over 100 What Would Cause That

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My pvcs only happen when my heart rate is over 100 what would cause that?

My pvcs only happen when my heart rate is over 100 what would cause that?

Best to get checked: Pvcs are very common and can occur for many reasons, most not very dangerous. If the fast rate is from drugs like caffeine or ocaine, they can make the heart muscle irritable and prone to extra beats. With the stress of a fast heartbeat, perhaps problems with blood flow (ischemia) or anatomy (muscle size or conduction) may play a role. Best to get good history, exam and at least ekg to check. ...Read more

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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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I have random heart palpitations. When I check my pulse when that happens, the heart rate is not particularly fast. Is that normal? I do feel pinching

I have random heart palpitations. When I check my pulse when that happens, the heart rate is not particularly fast. Is that normal? I do feel pinching

Don't be alarmed: Palpitations is the word patient use to describe a fluttering sensation in the chest caused by skipped heart beats or rapid heartbeats. Patients with no heart disease can often experience palpitations. Sometimes they are brought on by anxiety, fatigue, caffeine and cough and cold medicines.Beta blockers are sometimes prescribed if the palpitations are annoying or very frequent. SEE bit.ly/1vlj5 ...Read more

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I get big and trig pvcs when my heart rate is over 100 everytime. It doesntmatter if im sitting or stanfing. What could cause that?

I get big and trig pvcs when my heart rate is over 100 everytime. It doesntmatter if im sitting or stanfing. What could cause that?

Doesn't sound good: I don't know how you know you get big and trig pvcs unless you are wearing an ambulatory heart monitor... You could not be just feeling them! if what you are saying is indeed the case, you might be at risk of ventricular tachycardia or even ventricular fibrillation. You should discuss this with your cardiologist immediately or go to the er. ...Read more

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I have early heart beats. Can this be the cause of my heart suddenly racing for about 3 seconds then resets itself back to normal?

I have early heart beats. Can this be the cause of my heart suddenly racing for about 3 seconds then resets itself back to normal?

Yes--PAC's/PVC's: Premature atrial or ventricular beats can trigger runs of svt or non sustained vt. After such a run, there can be a sensation of heart racing followed by a pause and a resetting of the rhythm. ...Read more

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My heart pounds very hard. It feels like punches to my chest. That's how much it is uncomfortable. Since last night. even though my heart rate is in the 80's. are they bad palpitations. arrhythmia. should i be concerned?

My heart pounds very hard. It feels like punches to my chest. That's how much it is uncomfortable. Since last night. even though my heart rate is in the 80's. are they bad palpitations. arrhythmia. should i be concerned?

Palpitations: Hello and welcome to HealthTap, there are multiple causes for palpitations. I want to know more about your history. I see you had a Lt heart catch, why? And we're the results? Did you had thyroid checked out? Please reduce caffeine/ tea intake, hydrate yourself and avoid any other stimulants. If you feel comfortable we ban speak about it in detail. Take care, Thank you! ...Read more

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I know that bisoprosal fumarate keeps your heart rate down when in AF, but when in rhythm can it also help to stop AF re-occurring?

I know that  bisoprosal fumarate keeps your heart rate  down when in AF, but when in rhythm can it also help to
stop AF re-occurring?

Maybe : Bisoprosal is a beta blocker and the goal of its use is to reduce Heart rate but also in certain AF cases that are caused by high adrenaline it may also reduce AF recurrence ...Read more

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I was laying in bed, and my heart skipped a beat. It did that 3 times, what can cause it to do this?

I was laying in bed, and my heart skipped a beat. It did that 3 times, what can cause it to do this?

Probably is normal: Occasional skipped beats is typically normal; it is more frequently seen when you are in bed- it's quiet and not much else going on. They may be more frequent if quite fatigued or perhaps with caffeine. If a concern, a holter monitor can tell you exactly what those early beats are caused by. Most commonly would be a pac or a pvc. ...Read more

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sometime my heart beats really fast and suddenly beats became normal can u tell me the reason and also at that time i have problem in breathing ?

 sometime my heart beats really fast and suddenly beats became normal  can u tell me the reason and also at that time i have problem in breathing  ?

Tachycardia: you could be having SVT which is a form of tachycardia which can be intermittent. You need to see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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My heart rate when lying flat is around 80bpm within a minute of standing up it jumps from 80bpm to 150bpm why does it do this? I'm having tests at the minute my nurse said it normal to increase but not so dramatically within a minute, what could it be? I

My heart rate when lying flat is around 80bpm within a minute of standing up it jumps from 80bpm to 150bpm why does it do this? I'm having tests at the minute my nurse said it normal to increase but not so dramatically within a minute, what could it be? I

Considerations: If you're very dehydrated volume depleted for some other reason (like blood loss, etc) you could have a pronounced increase in heart rate when you stand up. Also you could have "pots" -- postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, a problem with your autonomic nervous system. http://heartdisease.about.com/od/syncopefainting/a/postural-orthostatic-tachycardia-syndrome-pots.htm. ...Read more

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My heart rate usually sits in the 70s, but when i lie down, it increases to 80-85. Why is this happening? Should i be concerned?

My heart rate usually sits in the 70s, but when i lie down, it increases to 80-85. Why is this happening? Should i be concerned?

Heart rate: Such minor heart rate variations are not abnormal. The mentioned heart rated are all within normal range and not cause for concern. You should consider seeing your doctor if you have any other symptoms. ...Read more

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My heart rate has been about 10-20 beats above normal all day. Regular rhythm just around 103bpm. What could be the cause?

My heart rate has been about 10-20 beats above normal all day.  Regular rhythm just around 103bpm.  What could be the cause?

Multiple causes.: Infection, fever, hyperthyroidism, tachycardias (arrhythmias) are just a few of the more common causes. It merits a visit to ones doctor for a careful history and physical exam, and possibly an EKG, blood and urine tests. Usually, the underlying cause is apparent immediately. In rare instances, unusual causes require special testing. ...Read more

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I've been to the docs they say my heart is fine but my heart rate is always low and i get shortness of breath and my heart beats sometimes skip why?

I've been to the docs they say my heart is fine but my heart rate is always low and i get shortness of breath and my heart beats sometimes skip why?

?anxiety: It is good you had your heart checked out and found to be healthy. Other causes, including anxiety can sometimes cause these types of symptoms. Keep following up with your dr. And maybe other causes and treatments can be investigated. Good luck. ...Read more

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In my 2nd trim n sometimes have episodes of extreme stress where my heart is beating fast i can feel it... but most days are fine. Can this harm baby?

In my 2nd trim n sometimes have episodes of extreme stress where my heart is beating fast i can feel it... but most days are fine. Can this harm baby?

Stress: your body is changing and you are adding extra weight from the baby and fluids. Exercise is good and expect your he to increase with activity. If it seems that your Hr is occurring more frequently then talk to your ob doctor and you may need an EKG Expect these kind of changes with your body. ...Read more

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When I go to the doctor they usually mention my heart rate is a bit high, but when I'm home it seems to be 84-88 bpm. What is an abnormal heart rate?

When I go to the doctor they usually mention my heart rate is a bit high, but when I'm home it seems to be 84-88 bpm. What is an abnormal heart rate?

60 to 100: Normal HR is 60 to 100, give or take another 10 beats, either way depending on other factors like weight and being in shape. At age 31 you should NOT be concerned about HR unless you have other symptoms ...Read more

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I get fast heart rate all the time not always over 100 but I have had stress echo a ECG a holter monitor and bloods and all was normal so what is causing it as heart is healthy??

I get fast heart rate all the time not always over 100 but I have had stress echo a ECG a holter monitor and bloods and all was normal so what is causing it as heart is healthy??

Tachycardia: Do consume coffee, tea, energy drinks? ANY caffeine containing food or beverage can cause tachycardia or rapid heart rate. Do you take any medication. Also consider tobacco as possible cause. Assuming your thyroid function and other labs were normal. And. If all fails you might need to a Electrophysiology (EP) cardiologist. ...Read more

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I can always feel my heart beating in my stomach and cheat even when it's a low heart rate is it cause I'm focused on it due to anxiety? All I think

I can always feel my heart beating in my stomach and cheat even when it's a low heart rate is it cause I'm focused on it due to anxiety? All I think

Anxiety: These are symptoms of anxiety. At age 24, stresses of relationships, separation, education, work, finances, and unresolved conflicts contribute to anxiety. Anxiety is treatable with very good success. Please see a Therapist. ...Read more

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What to do if every second heartbeat is a lot fainter when I take my own heart rate is that normal?

What to do if every second heartbeat is a lot fainter when I take my own heart rate is that normal?

Bigeminy: It's called bigeminy. It's not normal. It's not, in itself, harmful either, but does raise the question of your heart's overall health. You need to have it evaluated. ...Read more