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Rapid Heart Rate When Lying Down
I've had some strange palpitations and my BP when lying down is 120/68 BPM 70, when I stand my heart rate goes up to 135 BPM and my BP is 94/64 causes?
Bp change common:
Your blood pressure change while standing is common. The body must adjust to keep blood flowing to the brain with gravity, when you stand. Brief dizziness may occur, sometimes suggesting dehydration.
Need more info. On palpitations to better understand their relationship or cause. For example, skipped beats, beating out of rhythm, rapid heart beat, chaotic irregular rhythm, hard beats? ...Read more
20 years old. Chest pain, especially when lying down. Pale, sweaty, lightheaded. Severe headache. Rapid heart rate that jumps around.?
Scary: All symptoms point to a the fact that you are having some type of tachy-arrhythmia (fast abnormal heat rhythm). Given what you're describing, your body is not tolerating it very well so I suggest a trip to the closest ER or Urgent care center and would have another person drive or call 911. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing rapid heart rate, slow heart rate and nausea (severity: mild). Heart rate from 36-123 in last 10 minutes while laying down in bed.
Get Checked Today: Please call a friend or ambulance if you need to go to ER. Concerned with the changes in the heart rate and your not feeling well. You could pass out so be careful standing up. Not sure how you are getting the heart rate numbers. It should be between 60 and 100. If these numbers are true then please seek medical attention now. ...Read more
Can enalapril cause orthostatic tachycardia? When I stand up my blood pressure drops (not hypotension)and heart rate goes up. Normal when laying down.
Yes, has been descri:
Orthostatic tachycardia (or postural tachycardia) has been described with enalapril. It may be due to an interaction with other medications (most commonly antidepressants and sedatives), however, & not enalapril per se. Talk to whoever prescribed the enalapril, and go over ALL of your symptoms & medications. Hopefully, you both can get to the cause & find optimum treatment. Best Wishes &
Thank Yo ...Read more
Can extreme shortness of breath and heart rate fluctuations when laying down at night just be anxiety? Sometimes it occurs just sitting still. Cant sleep without being propped up. I have purple fingernails and toenails and a history of heart palpitations.
It's OK: Your heart rate might rise when standing up after a meal and this is most often a normal response. It may also rise if you are a little dehydrated and improve once you rehydrate properly. ...Read more
Male 22. I have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Heart rate goes to 100 when I stand. Will regular excercise bring it down at all?
It should help: There is a long list of therapies and medications used in pots, partly because no single approach has been found to work in all patients, but one important component of treatment is regular exercise to improve cardiovascular conditioning. That, combined with increased fluid and salt intake, as well as medications as determined by your md will be your best bet to improve your symptoms. ...Read more
Tachycardia 40 yr female. Started 8 mo ago w/pneum. No meds no illness. Lay down heart rate 60s. Immed stand and 120. Cardio &electrophys no idea. What?
First aid for tachycardia (high heart rate) all of the sudden. What are the first steps to calm it down. Presume no past condition is known.?
I have a rapid heart. Rate chest pain and dizziness. I took my anxiety medicine klonopin (clonazepam) and my heart won't slow down. Do I go to er?
*Resting heart rate 90+ for last 2 weeks *Tachycardia, on verapamil to slow down pulse *Exercise 5x/week *on Clobetasol for alopecia *thyroid good???
How do you FEEL?: Individual heart rates vary tremendously and there's almost no science here, though there's a great deal of superstition. How is your blood pressure? I trust you're not taking a medicine as tricky as verapamil to treat a number. Since you're exercising, and I take it have normal exercise tolerance without being interrupted by shortness of breath, I'd urge you to be thankful for good health. ...Read more
I am experiencing difficulty breathing (worsened by: lying flat) (quality: noisy). The following also describe me: Shortness of breath, Chest pain or discomfort, Rapid heart rate, Dizziness, and Headache. What should I do?
ER: Evaluation. It could be serious cardiac or respiratory illness ...Read more
I am experiencing stomach cramps, chest wall pain, rapid heart rate (worsened by: psychological stress), dizziness (worsened by: hot weather, lying flat, sitting upright, prolonged standing) and cloudy or blurred vision. The following also describe me:
Don't see a question: Here. But I would let your parents know. If you have not had a medical workup for these symptoms would recommend that first. Any medical issues should be addressed and then consider seeing a therapist to help with how you deal with stress. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How old is your baby: A heart rate of 160 can be perfectly normal in a newborn baby and with activity or fever in babies up to several months of age, so it all depends on how old your baby is and whether there have been changes in the baby's appetite or degree of alertness. Consult your pediatrician if your baby is otherwise happy playful and eating well or have him checked asap in an er if he is not stable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A number of things: It many be that your heart rate increases from factors as simple as drinking too much coffee, or simply being tired or anxious. In some people, a conduction variation in the heart will suddenly bump the rate up. If you have shortness of breath, faintness, dizziness, lightheadedness, or chest/jaw/shoulder pain, get to the ER or call 911. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rapid heart rate: Rapid heart rate (tachycardia) means the heart beats at more than 100 per minute. It could just bebenign transient (physical activity, anxiety). Its persistence can be brought on by shock (profuse blood loss, toxic infection) or a disruption of the electrical rhythm of the heart (atrial or ventricular tachycardia). The latter conditions are serious and need immediate evaluation by a cardiologist. ...Read more
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