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Chromosome defect: Ds is one of the more common chromosome(c) defects that can survive pregnancy (many others miscarry).Eggs are supposed to have a single 21c & combine with the 21 from dads normal sperm.In ds the pair of moms 21c +dad's 21 creates a baby with the three 21c in all tissues.This extra material confuses the creation of body parts causing ds..Various prenatal tests can pick up signs early on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ok: Yes it's ok when you are restful. ...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
Diagnosed with viral syndrome sat. Laying down i feel fine. Standing up my heartrate jumps up to 130-140, dry mouth, extremely weak, headaches. Pots?
Orthostatic dizzy: When heart rate goes up and blood pressure drops upon standing this is called orthostatic hypotension. In severe cases it can cause fainting. A heart rate of 130 is concerning and should be evaluated for pots but also other potential causes. In the interim always ensure that you are well hydrated, increase your salt intake and wait a few seconds after standing to take your first step. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When isit up my heart beats faster and my head hurts until I sit down again I was born with alcohal infant syndrome ?
Why does bending down cause my SVT to go into overdrive. My heartrate got as high as 186bpm when I bent down and got up. Heart felt out of control.
There are many: potential triggers initiating SVT. Pressure changes in your chest induced by bending, stooping, yawning or holding your breath change the blood return to your heart and thereby its volume. These changes can induce premature beats which trigger your SVT. It sounds like you need evaluation and treatment since you do not appear to be on any and it is causing you concern. ...Read more
My heart rate is lower during the day when sitting upright, when laying down my heart rate is higher. Is this normal?
Normal variation: Heart rates vary through the day, under precise control by a nerve network and by adrenaline levels in the blood. Many things can increase the heart rate, including exercise, emotion, dehydration, and even paying attention to the heart rate. If you feel palpitations or other symptoms when your heart rate is fast, a heart monitor can help figure out if you are having any abnormal heart rhythms. ...Read more
See a doctor: The more important question is how fast your heart rate is. If it is under 100 BPM it's probably ok. If it remains above 100 then it needs to be looked into. If it stays above 120 you should go to er. Medications are typically used to slow the hr down. You could try to bear down like you're straining. Hold this for several seconds (val salva). This sometimes works. More important see a doc. ...Read more
Parasympathetic : The hr is influence by sympathetic ( adrenergic) and parasympathetic forces. Adrenergic or sympathetic drive ( fight or flight ) leads to tachycardia and parasympathetic forces leads to bradycardia. When the body relax, there is withdrawal of sympathetic and increase of parasympathetic influence. ...Read more
Advanced mom age: The risk of having a baby with any form of chromosome defect increases as the mother ages. It is lowest in her early 20's and rises above 1% at 40 and approach 5% at 50. It is a fact of life, that environmental toxic factors may eventually cause changes to the eggs that yield this risk. ...Read more
Ive 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
My heart rate runs between 120- 140bpm during 30 minute run. Cool down it goes to 95-101. I average 10 incline and 4.8 mph. Good pace? My % runs 70-80
How do you feel?: This sounds like a reasonable regimen - how do you feel during and after you run? If you have not had a stress test recently, you should see your doctor to discuss this. It helps to see you ECG and exercise tolerance in a monitored setting. Also, does your heart rate slow down in the later evening? Monitor these and share with your doctor soon! ...Read more
? pulsus paradoxus: good observation, but that might indicate severe acute asthma rather, as the pulse is expected to rise during inspiration, it rather falls, due to severe airways obstruction, so filling of the heart rather gets reduced during inspiration, which is supposed to be increased, complex. At any rate, this is just a postulate, if you are suffering you need to follow up with an asthma specialist, goodluck ...Read more
If my heart rate laying down is 66bpm, and sitting down it is 78bpm. Which one of these is considered my resting heart rate?
Could be: If you are in the last trimester or last month and you have "dropped" and the pressure is increased, then yes the babys head could be engaging....Ask your OB at your net visit. They should be weekly if you are nearing term. ...Read more
Can slow or increase: Standing up quickly causes blood to pool in the legs and causes the blood pressure to drop transiently. How transient depends on how compensated a person is. If dehydrated, elderly, anemic, or diabetic, then the blood pressure can remain depressed and will actually lead to a fast heart rate. The only time that the hr would slow would be if the vagus nerve got activated - vasovagal response. ...Read more
I have the cold/flu and usually my resting heart rate is 54-55 (I'm 23) Now my heart is 95-100 lying down. I feel weak, I'm worried, i rarely fallsick?
....: when you satns up from a seated position the vessels in the body vasodilate causing the blood pressure to slightly decrease which in turn causes a reflex tachycardia ot elevation in pulse. talk to your doctor if you have dizziness, lightheadedness or palpitations... or if you have tachycardia at rest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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