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Rapid Heart Beat More Than 140 Minute
Rapid heart rate: Tachycardia can be physiological or pathological. Exercise, caffiene can increase heart rate. Meanwhile diseases of the heart, like atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia, congestive heart failure, ventricular tachycardia can cause heart to speed up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
There can be several: Stress or any state where your body is producing Epinephrine (adrenaline) will increase your heart rate. Increased activity like exercise will alter your hr. Certain drugs like Cocaine can dramatically increase your hr. Also severe infections. Then there are rhythm problems of the heart like atrial fibrillation, svt and other abnormal electrical conduction can cause rapid heart rat. ...Read more
Need evaluation: You may have fibrillatation need evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
What r the possibilities of chronic rapid heart beat, near 100 and above in a 38 yr old female, no heart condition at present?
Hyperthyroid?: I will recommend performing an ekg and a thyroid test to ruled our hyperthyroidism or graves dz more common in females. Ekg to ruled out heart electrical conditions like pre-excitation syndromes like wpw. Also be aware of excess in coffee and medications that will increase the heart rate. Obesity and asthma will increase your resting heart rate too. ...Read more
My friend heart beats rapidly at very random times and he doesn't think thats a problem. What can he do about his random rapid heart beat?
See a doctor: There are many causes of this .It would be helpful to know how fast his heart rate gets.He might well need blood tests such as thyroid testing.He would also need an electrocardiogram and possibly a 24 hr heart monitor called a holter monitor.It would be important to see his doctor to determine if the rapid heart rate originates from the top or bottom of the heart.Avoid caffeine and see a doctor! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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