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Doctor insights on: Obesity Cause Of Tachycardia

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...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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Can GERD cause tachycardia?

Can GERD cause tachycardia?

No direct link: It is possible however that some patients have an exaggerated heart rate response to pain or irritation in the esophagus induced by the acid reflux. The heart rate response maybe related an autonomic system response or secondary to anxiety. ...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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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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