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What can cause a rapid heart beat?

What can cause a rapid heart beat?

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 more

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


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What is the BPM for rapid heart beat?

What is the BPM for rapid heart beat?

>100: >100 BPM is "tachycardia" which may be entirely appropriate and healthy depending on the activity at the time. ...Read more

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What could cause a have rapid heart beat?

What could cause a have rapid heart beat?

Rapid heart rate: Fever, anxiety, caffeine containing beverages can increase heart rate, diseases such as atrial fibrillation, flutter, supraventricular tachycardia, and life threatening ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation- hear rates can reach to more than 200. ...Read more

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What are some causes for a rapid heart beat?

What are some causes for a rapid heart beat?

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

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How can I treat rapid heart beat after shock?

How can I treat rapid heart beat after shock?

Relax: It is normal to have fast best in stressful conditions so relax and if the fast heart rate persist see your pcp. ...Read more

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What are the causes of rapid heart beat on exertion?

What are the causes of rapid heart beat on exertion?

May be normal respon: After exercise the heart rate will go up, this is a physiological response. And it should come base line in 10-15min of rest. If in case the heart rate continues to be high more than 100, then you should seek medical help. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Rapid heart beat?

What is the definition or description of: Rapid heart beat?

Rapid Heart Beat: A Heart beat (pulse) over 100 beats per minute. The medical term is tachycardia. There are several reasons for a tachycardia. The most common is a sinus tachycardia which is usually a normal response to physical, emotional or metabolic exertion or illness. Other reasons are for rhythm problems such as atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, supraventricular tachycardia, and others. ...Read more

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I wake up scared along with rapid heart beat a lot. What does this mean?

I wake up scared along with rapid heart beat a lot. What does this mean?

Need evaluation: You may have fibrillatation need evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I am a 32 yr old woman & I wake up extremely hot in the morning with rapid heart beat?

I am a 32 yr old woman & I wake up extremely hot in the morning with rapid heart beat?

Please see below: It may be just due to bad dreams or anxiety. It could also be due to abnormal thyroid hormone level. Please your thyroid hormone level. ...Read more

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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

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My friend heart beats rapidly at very random times and he doesn't think that's a problem. What can he do about his random rapid heart beat?

My friend heart beats rapidly at very random times and he doesn't think that's 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 more

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Having average 140/90 BP seance 5 years, but now it affecting me baldly like fast, rapid heart beat. ...sleeping is worst due to this!!! guide me?

Having average 140/90 BP seance 5 years, but now it affecting me baldly like fast, rapid heart beat. ...sleeping is worst due to this!!! guide me?

Checkup: I recommend you see an MD to have your thyroid, an EKG and blood pressure as well a some bloodwork to check the thyroid and electrolytes. You are fairly young to have that blood pressure for that long and it warrants a further workup! ...Read more

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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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Does Lipozene cause a rapid heart beat?

Does Lipozene cause a rapid heart beat?

No: In general, Lipozene should not affect your heart rate. It is a fiber product, and is not absorbed into the bloodstream. However, be sure that the product is not a "lipozene-like diet drug", because then you cannot be certain what it is. Best to check with your doctor if you have an increased heart rate. ...Read more

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Irregular and rapid heart beat on strong coffee. Normal?

Irregular and rapid heart beat on strong coffee. Normal?

Possible but avoid: Try to avoid known stimulants, because when you cause arrythmias you can increase the chance of dangerous ones. Without looking at an ecg, it's hard to tell if what you're feeling is a dangerous or benign arrythmia. ...Read more

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Why do I get an occasional rapid heart beat when drinking?

Why do I get an occasional rapid heart beat when drinking?

Rapid heart rate: Alcohol is known to have vasodilator properties, as a reflex the heart rate can go up transiently. But if you have been drinking for quite sometime, it damages the heart muscle, you will end up in congestive heart failure and that can also increase the heart rate. ...Read more

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What causes tachycardia? Should a rapid heart beat be a concern?

What causes tachycardia? Should a rapid heart beat be a concern?

Tachycardia: "Tachycardia" means rapid heart rate. Any stress will make your heart beat fast: fear, anxiety, pain, anger, walking, lifting your arms, standing up. Also: fever, anemia, XS thyroid, infection, pregnancy, and many many other conditions as well. The underlying cause should be addressed if you are concerned. ...Read more

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What would cause my 5yr old son a rapid heart beat 100 plus beats?

May be normal: For a five year old normal heart beat 90 to 110. However if you have any kind of rhythm problems, let him be seen by a pediatrician. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a rapid heart beat and breathing what is going on?

What to do if I have a rapid heart beat and breathing what is going on?

Go to ER/PCP: Go to ER or PCP and have vitals checked including ekg, pcxr to start ...Read more

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I've been waking up with a rapid heart beat recently. I have anxiety so is it related to that or a physical condition?

I've been waking up with a rapid heart beat recently. I have anxiety so is it related to that or a physical condition?

Full medical work-up: Any anxiety symptoms, including rapid heart beat and panic attacks, MUST have a full medical work-up before being labeled "anxiety". Special attention should be paid to cardiac, pulmonary and thyroid issues, but all systems should be examined. Excessive caffeine and tobacco are often problems. You are young so anxiety is most likely but a full eval is necessary. Best!! ...Read more

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It seems for the past couple of weeks I would take little naps and wake up with a rapid heart beat kinda freaking me out what could it be?

It seems for the past couple of weeks I would take little naps and wake up with a rapid heart beat kinda freaking me out what could it be?

Nocturnal tachycardi: This could be psychiatric (eg anxiety), endocrine (eg hyperactive thyroid), cardiac (eg arrhythmia, structural heart disease). Since its been going on for a couple of weeks its a good idea to see your doctor. Good luck and sweat dreams. Avoid or minimize caffeinated beverages. ...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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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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Constant rapid heart beat/ palpitations, what is this?

Rapid heartbeat: Sounds like rapid heart beat to me. The cornerstone of treatment is an accurate diagnosis. If you truly have constant rapid heart beat, it's going to be exceedingly easy to diagnose (with just an ekg). Otherwise, a 24 hour recording would be helpful. ...Read more

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Why do I have odd sensation in my neck and rapid heart beat?

Why do I have odd sensation in my neck and rapid heart beat?

Information insuffic: Insufficient information. Better to get checked unable explain and correlate neck symptoms with rapid heart rate. ...Read more

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Could stress and anxiety cause an irregular or rapid heart beat?

Could stress and anxiety cause an irregular or rapid heart beat?

Yes: Stress and anxiety can cause heart rate to go up may even cause irregular heart beat. ...Read more

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Why I get a rapid heart beat when I sleep? I usually eat before sleep

Why I get a rapid heart beat when I sleep? I usually eat before sleep

? Reflux: Try to skip the food before sleeping and take a prevacid (lansoprazole) or some other type of ant-acid. A holter might help with identifying an arrhythmia as well. ...Read more

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Hoping you can tell me, is rapid heart beat and extreme tiredness normal with a cold?

Hoping you can tell me, is rapid heart beat and extreme tiredness normal with a cold?

Cold: Different folks respond differently when having a cold. A rapid heart rate and severe fatigue could be seen with a cold. It would be more common with influenza. ...Read more