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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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Sudden feeling of faint and then shortness of breath & rapid heart rate?

Sudden feeling of faint and then shortness of breath & rapid heart rate?

See your: Doctor or cardiologist. This could be an arrhythmia or irregular heart beat causing these symptoms. Get seen soon. U don't want to faint while driving , etc. ...Read more

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I am a 32 year old male. I'm not overweight. Rapid heart rate. Flip flopping in chest. Nausea. Dizziness. Shortness of breath. Can't run. Pain. ?

I am a 32 year old male. I'm not overweight. Rapid heart rate. Flip flopping in chest. Nausea. Dizziness. Shortness of breath. Can't run. Pain. ?

Cardiac irregularity: You may be developing blockage in your coronary arteries or you likely have cardiac arrhythmia. This may be a manifestation of abnormal thyroid or more serious conditions, talk to your primary care doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Shoulder and back pain left side for over a week. Heart rate near 100 most of yesterday. Palpitations no shortness of breath or arrhythmia. Worried?

Shoulder and back pain left side for over a week. Heart rate near 100 most of yesterday. Palpitations no shortness of breath or arrhythmia. Worried?

Get checked: No way to tell if this is anything serious, you need to see your doctor to determine if this is a heart problem or pulled/strained muscle. Good luck! ...Read more

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Heart palpitations every day, but worse at night. Shortness of breath, dizziness, coughing, loss of balance and panic attacks, but normal heart rate?

Heart palpitations every day, but worse at night. Shortness of breath, dizziness, coughing, loss of balance and panic attacks, but normal heart rate?

See a doctor: You have to be evaluated by your personal physician. You need physical examination and some tests to rule out possible heart and lung disease. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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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


Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Shortness Of Breath (Definition)

Breathlessness is the sensation of not being able to catch one's breath. It may be seen in asthma, heart failure, ...Read more