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Experiencing a rapid heart rate after eating, which goes after digestion since a year,is this heart deasease? I have no other symptom of heart!

Experiencing a rapid heart rate after eating, which goes after digestion since a year,is this heart deasease? I have no other symptom of heart!

Not necessarily: Heart rate can increase after eating heavy meal, since gastro system needs more blood flow. Could be a rhythm disorder that ur doc can easily diagnose with a heart monitor. Even then, not be serious and does not indicate heart disease. Ck with ur doc. Good luck. ...Read more

Heart Rate (Definition)

Heart rate is a measurement of the number of times a person's heart beats in one minute. Normal heart rates vary with a person's age and with excitement and exercise. Abnormal heart rates are too slow, too fast, and/or irregular (too much ...Read more


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Weakness and rapid heart rate, over 100, after eating. Doctors find everything fine. Could this be anxiety? It doesn't make sense.

Weakness and rapid heart rate, over 100, after eating. Doctors find everything fine. Could this be anxiety? It doesn't make sense.

Panic: Yes. Of course. Anxiety can cause significant fatigue of both your physical self but your mental self as well. You may do very well to get help outside of traditional medicine and begin to learn natural ways to live with less stress. You do not have to have a full life of suffering from anxiety and taking sedatives just to survive. ...Read more

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Are svts dangerous? I have anxiety and benign pvcs that scare me into rapid heart rate but sometimes it beats fast after eating. Why? Very uncomfortab

No: Most skipped heart beats are not dangerous. Avoiding caffeine and trigger foods such as alcohol can help. If you have svt- that is a sustained abnormal rhythm that must be monitored by cardiologist. If your heart function is normal and you don't get chest pains or pass out then you should be fine. ...Read more

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Can GERD increase heart rate shortly after eating? I've had clear ecgs/echos despite palpitations and throat-burning. Omeprazole has little/no effect.

Can GERD increase heart rate shortly after eating? I've had clear ecgs/echos despite palpitations and throat-burning. Omeprazole has little/no effect.

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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What is a normal increase in heart rate after eating a meal? And, how long should the increase last. Hr always goes up afyer, eating

What is a normal increase in heart rate after eating a meal? And, how long should the increase last. Hr always goes up afyer, eating

Normal: The heart rate may increase 10 to 15% after a large meal as digestion raises the metabolism. The normal heart rate should gradually return after the stomach empties after an hour or two. A significant portion of your blood's circulation is diverted to the intestinal area after a meal. Of course, caffeine and alcohol also increase the heart rate. ...Read more

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Sometimes get a fast heart rate after eating especially breakfast and lunch. Can be up to 130. Had holter done Dr said everything was normal rhythm?

Sometimes get a fast heart rate after eating especially breakfast and lunch. Can be up to 130. Had holter done Dr said everything was normal rhythm?

See cardiologist: If you are having accurate measurements of heart rates of 130 several times a day then something is wrong. I would suggest that you ask your doctor for a referral to a cardiologist. ...Read more

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I would like a doctor to explain to me why i sometimes get a very fast heart rate after eating a meal particularly if its large.

I would like a doctor to explain to me why i sometimes get a very fast heart rate after eating a meal particularly if its large.

Endothelial Problem: Heavy meals can cause the cells covering the interior wall of arteries to become sluggishly and sticky, a condition called endothelial dysfunction. This leads to decreases blood supply to the organs. In your case, the heart. The heart rate increase due to the increased demand without the appropriate supply of blood. ...Read more

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Why does my heart rate go to 100-115 after eating a big meal?

Why does my heart rate go to 100-115 after eating a big meal?

Heart rate: After a big meal your body shunts blood to the intestines to handle digestion. That blood shunting may result in the heart speeding up to compensate for it. ...Read more

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Palpitations (Definition)

Heart palpitations are a clinical finding in which a person feels his heart beating strongly, feels his heart beating fast, or both. This can occur with anxiety disorders or heart conditions including ...Read more