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Obesity Cause Of Tachycardia
Could obesity itself cause constant tachycardia(fast heart rate, even resting), heart flutters, and palpitations?
I'm tachycardic. Resting rate goes from 75 to 120-130 upon standing. I do have high blood pressure & I am obese. How to permanently fix tachycardia? Stress test 2-3 wks ago and passed just fine. What other tests may I need? What could be the cause?
BP and HR: There could be a variety of reasons for having high blood pressure with high heart rate. Please kindly see your doctor to discuss , evaluate with blood tests and imaging studies as indicated to get to the right diagnoses. There are medicines that can lower blood pressure and heart rate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm obese(bmi=41).I felt dispnea during light exercise(walking), but now also during rest. I have periods with tachycardia.is it due to my obesity?
I'm tachycardic. Resting rate goes from 75 to 120-130 upon standing. I do have high blood pressure & I am obese. How to permanently fix tachycardia?
Talk to your doctor: Lots of possible factors. Make sure your are well hydrated (you need some salt with the water you drink and probably up to 3 grams of sodium/day is safe). Stop caffeine. Eat a "real food" diet - make sure you cut out all of the processed foods (even things like whole wheat bread). Stick with lots of veggies/fresh meats/limited fresh fruit. See your doctor to R/O serious problems. Exercise gently. ...Read more
Dispnea and tachycardia(108 bpm) after a flight of stairs.Morning sleepiness,stunning and little lacks of memory.why?Obesity?cardiopathy?Ipoglicemia?
Not well understood: There are several theories proposed for deglutition tachycardia. One is direct stimulation of the left atrium by the distention of the esophagus as the swallowed substance passes. Another is that swallowing activates part of the autonomic nervous system (sympathetic or parasympathetic) to cause a direct increase in heart rate, or cause premature complexes that initiate rentrant tachycardia. ...Read more
Possibly: The autonomic cardiovascular centers are located in the hypothalamus & brainstem. Baroreceptor signals travel through the 9th and 10th cranial nerves into the central nervous system to contact neurons in the nucleus of the solitary tract in the medulla (lower brainstem). Lesions/irritation in the medulla can result in cardiovascular changes. http://www.cvphysiology.com/Blood%20Pressure/BP008.htm ...Read more
possibly: Amitiza (lubiprostone) has active ingredients of Lubiprostone commonly reported side effects of Amitiza (lubiprostone) include breathing difficulty, nausea, chest pain, pain, constipation. Tachycardia tachycardia has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, schizophrenia, pain, and osteoporosis who use this drug. Advise your physician of any adverse reactions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good question: With no simple answer. There are many triggers like caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, excess thyroid hormone, anxiety, stress, decongestants eg pseudoephedrine, direct stimulants eg cocaine, etc. But you also have to have potential electrical connections in your heart that you're born with or acquire eg from rheumatic fever. ...Read more
No, it is not: Alcohol can cause many abnormal heart rhythms, and none of them are very good for you, particularly if you are older and not in shape. Some of these abnormal rhythms, like atrial fibrillation ("holiday heart") can be serious and even life-threatening in some people, and if prolonged, can increase the chance of both heart failure and stroke. ...Read more
Coffee : Sodas, stimulants...Get a more detailed answer ›
NSAIDS: Tachycardia, which is a rapid heartbeat, is a common NSAID side effect associated with long-term usage, especially in patients already afflicted with cardiac health issues. Low blood pressure and light headedness often accompany NSAID induced tachycardia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For 2.5 years have suffered with tachycardia daily/nightly. Past two weeks have had bradycardia (as low as 38bpm). Strange? What can cause this?
Brady/tachy: Details including ECG matter in differentiating several potential causes,you are strongly urged to further evaluation ...Read more
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