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Doctor insights on: Obesity Cause Of Tachycardia

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Obesity (Definition)

Having too much body fat. It is different from being overweight, which means weighing too much. The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Both terms mean that a person's weight is greater than what's considered healthy for ...Read more


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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?

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 more

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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 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?

Tachycardia: it is not normal to have tachycardia at rest. tachycardia means heart rate more than 100. if that's the case you need to consult your physician asap. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Dispnea and tachycardia(108 bpm) after a flight of stairs.Morning sleepiness,stunning and little lacks of memory.why?Obesity?cardiopathy?Ipoglicemia?

Dispnea and tachycardia(108 bpm) after a flight of stairs.Morning sleepiness,stunning and little lacks of memory.why?Obesity?cardiopathy?Ipoglicemia?

Sleep Apnea possible: If you snore at night and feel sleepy with obesity you can have Obstructive sleep Apnea and that can cause concentration and memory problems and even cause shortness of breath. See a sleep specialist. ...Read more

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What causes deglutition tachycardia ?

What causes deglutition tachycardia ?

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

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Can bronchodilators cause tachycardia?

Medication SEs: Yes. Of course. This side effect is probably number one on the list that comes with your prescription. ...Read more

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Can brainstem problems cause tachycardia?

Can brainstem problems cause tachycardia?

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

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What causes supraventricular tachycardia?

What  causes supraventricular tachycardia?

Multipe reasons: Usually one is born with an extra 'circuit' or a propensity to have rapid firing in the upper chambers of the heart. Svt can in some cases be exacerbated by activity, stress, stimulants etc. ...Read more

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Can amitiza (lubiprostone) cause tachycardia?

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 more

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What is cause of supraventricular tachycardia?

What is cause of supraventricular tachycardia?

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

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What could cause supraventricular tachycardia?

What could cause supraventricular tachycardia?

See List: Stmulants Cocaine amphetamines meth caffeine idiopathic aberrant electrical track called WPW syndrome. ...Read more

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Consumption of alcohol safe if causes tachycardia?

Consumption of alcohol safe if causes tachycardia?

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

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Is nicotine a vasoconstrictor, does it cause tachycardia?

Is nicotine a vasoconstrictor, does it cause tachycardia?

Yes: Nicotine is a vasoconstrictor and cause angina, tia, peripheral vascukar disease.It also causes the heart to race due to its stimulant effects. ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause postural orthoststic tachycardia syndrome?

Can dehydration cause postural orthoststic tachycardia syndrome?

Dehydration effects: Dehydration can certainly cause the symptoms in your question. It depends on how severely dehydrated the person was whether or not the person will have those symptoms. ...Read more

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Can nsaids cause tachycardia? If so will the tschycardia go away when u stop the nsaids?

Can nsaids cause tachycardia?  If so will the tschycardia go away when u stop the nsaids?

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 more

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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