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Dr. Robert Kent
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Racing Heartbeat (Overview)

Racing heartbeat is the sensation that one's pulse or heart rate is much faster than would be expected. Racing heartbeat can be normal, or could represent a type of cardiac rhythm problem.


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What would cause pain in the legs with a racing heartbeat?

What would cause pain in the legs with a racing heartbeat?

How old r u: Not sure they are related but it depends on your age. Anything heart related u need seen by your physician. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Kent
22 doctors shared insights

Racing Heartbeat (Overview)

Racing heartbeat is the sensation that one's pulse or heart rate is much faster than would be expected. Racing heartbeat can be normal, or could represent a type of cardiac rhythm problem.


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When your mind wanders in and out and you have a racing heartbeat what could that mean bipolar, anxiety, add?

When your mind wanders in and out and you have a racing heartbeat what could that mean bipolar, anxiety, add?

Seek PCP consult: It is always advisable to seek a medical consultation prior to assuming a mental illness. There are any number of physical/organic conditions that may mimic/cause psychological symptoms. These should be ruled out first. ...Read more

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Dr. Maha Mikhail Dr. Mikhail
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Racing heartbeat (Tip)

If you have palpitations, avoid caffeine, drink more fluids and work out. Overtime will feel better. ...See more

Dr. Warren Foster Dr. Foster
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Treating an Abnormal Heart Rhythm (Checklist)

Make healthy lifestyle choices
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Stop smoking and avoid second-hand smoke
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Avoid excessive amounts of caffeine and alcohol
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Racing heartbeat - is it serious?

Racing heartbeat  - is it serious?

Yes: If your heart is racing or you are having palpitations (a phenomenon in which you are aware of your own heartbeat or can feel your heart pounding), or if you are experiencing significant shortness of breath, it is best to dial 911 and visit the emergency room for an evaluation. ...Read more

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SMC / ANALYSIS OF A 48 HOUR HOLTER SCAN FOR "RACING HEARTBEAT": Underlying rhythm is sinus. Heart rates range from 69 BPM (asleep) to 173 bpm(unknown?

SMC / ANALYSIS OF A 48 HOUR HOLTER SCAN FOR "RACING HEARTBEAT": Underlying 
rhythm is sinus. Heart rates range from 69 BPM (asleep) to 173 bpm(unknown?

More info....: The heart rate of 173 bpm is fast and meets the definition of tachycardia. The next question is what was the rhythm when your your rate was 173? So, to make this diagnosis and then decide on treatment based on this diagnosis, you need to see a cardiologist. The cardiologist can look at your monitor results and decide on what to do from here. Good luck!!!! ...Read more

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Living with Congestive Heart Failure (Checklist)

Weigh yourself daily. Alert doctor to any increases.
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Take medications as prescribed
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Tell the doctor if your legs swell or you get short of breath
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When you have a sinus infection is it normal to hear your heartbeat in your ear, when resting? How do I get rid of it?

When you have a sinus infection is it normal to hear your heartbeat in your ear, when resting? How do I get rid of it?

Pulsatile tinnitus: When you have a sinus infection and severe nasal congestion, your eustachian tube cannot equalize your middle ear pressure and cause a mild decrease in hearing. The blood flow across you ear drum becomes audible as you cannot hear the background noise well. It should resolve after the infection. See an ENT doctor if it persists! ...Read more

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I have a pfo. Latley i been getting come n go chest pain sharp on the left side n sometimes a racing heartbeat. And been real fatigue help?

I have a pfo. Latley i been getting come n go chest pain sharp on the left side n sometimes a racing heartbeat. And been real fatigue help?

Pfo: A patent foramen ovale is an open connection between the upper heart chambers. The symptoms you note could indicate a problem associated with it. You should consult your dr. To see if something is going on with your heart. ...Read more

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Improving Heart Health (Checklist)

Find an activity you enjoy, and do it daily for at least 20 minutes
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Intensify workouts by doing max intensity for 2 min, every 5-10 min
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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Rapid Heart Rate (Pulse) (Definition)

Rapid heart beat is a symptom in which a person's heart is beating fast. A fast heart rate can be normal if a person is excited or exercising. Sometimes a rapid rate is called sinus tachycardia, atrial flutter, or atrial fibrillation, etc..., depending on the type of arrhythmia (heart rhythm or rate problem). ...Read more