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Dr. Tanya Russo
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Rapid Heart Beat At Rest (Overview)

Rapid heart beat at rest is a symptom in which a person's heart is beating fast when he is not exercising. A fast heart rate can be normal if a person is excited, has a fever, or is exercising. Otherwise, a rapid heart rate at rest can be due to a medical problem, drug abuse, medicine side effects, heart arrhythmias, etc...


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Should i worry about rapid heart beat - happening on regular basis - can anxiety cause this to happen even when I am at rest?

Should i worry about rapid heart beat - happening on regular basis - can anxiety cause this to happen even when I am at rest?

Get it checked: Anxiety - especially a panic attack - can cause a rapid heart rate. However, there are other causes too. You should get it checked out. Many of the can be treated with medicines and some cured by procedures. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
2 doctors shared insights

Rapid Heart Beat At Rest (Overview)

Rapid heart beat at rest is a symptom in which a person's heart is beating fast when he is not exercising. A fast heart rate can be normal if a person is excited, has a fever, or is exercising. Otherwise, a rapid heart rate at rest can be due to a medical problem, drug abuse, medicine side effects, heart arrhythmias, etc...


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Rapid heart beat at rest. Why?

Rapid heart beat at rest. Why?

Many reasons: There can be multiple reasons, including overactive thyroid, anemia, fever, dehydration, pain, abnormal heart function. ...Read more

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Treating an Abnormal Heart Rhythm (Tip)

Treating an Abnormal Heart Rhythm

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

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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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Rapid heart beat at rest. Why?

Many reasons: There can be multiple reasons, including overactive thyroid, anemia, fever, dehydration, pain, abnormal heart function. ...Read more

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Rapid heart beat at rest due to tea or heart?

Rapid heart beat at rest due to tea or heart?

Tachycardia: Rapid heart rates can be either physiologically appropriate or inappropriate (pathologic). Examples of physiologic appropriate sinus tachycardia might be fast hr due to stress or caffeine. Pathologic tachycardia can involve a wide spectrum of arrhythmias coming either from the atria or ventricular locations. ...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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Rapid heart beat at rest due to tea or heart?

Rapid heart beat at rest due to tea or heart?

Heart rate: Most resting heart rate normals are 80 to 100 bpm. Some people's resting heart rate is higher. Abnormal reasons for higher resting heart rate include anemia, hyperthyroidism, fever, ongoing inflammation or infection, dehydration and there is also a pathologic sinus tachycardia condition. You'd need to see a dr. And be evaluated if you're worried about your resting heart rate. ...Read more

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Rapid heart beat at rest reason to call doc?

Rapid heart beat at rest reason to call doc?

Maybe, maybe not: Normal hr at rest is around 60-100 bmp. Sometime emotional excitement, even when you are resting, it can be a bit fast. Also, if you have taken some cold medicine/decongestants, or too much caffeine/energy drinks, or all of the above together can really speed up your heart. Asthma medicine--albuterol etc..Can increase hr. So, if u have no reason for fast hr, consult doc. Good luck. ...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