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Always feel anxiety. My resting heart rate is usually higher than normal and I feel restless due to that. What could be the reason? Any disorder?

Always feel anxiety. My resting heart rate is usually higher than normal and I feel restless due to that. What could be the reason? Any disorder?

Some: The disorder that can cause that could be a thyroid problem, a heart problem or anxiety. Get your PCP check you and possibly even have a 24 hour holter monitor to check your heart rate. ...Read more

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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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Living with Congestive Heart Failure (Checklist)

Weigh yourself daily. Alert doctor to any increases.
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Take medications as prescribed
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Tell the doctor if your legs swell or you get short of breath
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What is the reason for a woman to have a resting heart rate of 155+, dizziness, and trouble concentrating while its happening.

What is the reason for a woman to have a resting heart rate of 155+, dizziness, and trouble concentrating while its happening.

Multiple causes.: One who has an intermittent episode such as this should see ones physician ASAP for a comprehensive history, physical exam, and appropriate testing. Possible causes include hypertension, hyperthyroidism, heart valve problems and, less commonly, relatively rare tumors which secrete substances which can cause the symptoms. ...Read more

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Why is it that for the past few days I've had a high resting heart rate?

Why is it that for the past few days I've had a high resting heart rate?

High heart rate: Without lots of information about you, can't guess. Lots of things will normally increase heart rate and lots of abnormal things will increase heart rate. If you're concerned, see your doctor for a history and exam and see if it can be figured out. ...Read more

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Treating an Abnormal Heart Rhythm (Checklist)

Make healthy lifestyle choices
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Stop smoking and avoid second-hand smoke
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Avoid excessive amounts of caffeine and alcohol
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What could cause a high resting heart rate like 100 to 110 while resting?

What could cause a high resting heart rate like 100 to 110 while resting?

A few possibilities: Dehydration &/or meds &/or obesity. If you haven't got one, you need a12-lead ECG to determine what is going on. There is a nerve-based pathway in the heart that looks like an upside-down tree. The pacer is the sinus node. It shoots electricity to the AV node where the left and right bundle branches originate. Then the pathways branch over & over. "Ectopic"/extra sites misbehave & cause this too. ...Read more

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Improving Heart Health (Checklist)

Find an activity you enjoy, and do it daily for at least 20 minutes
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Intensify workouts by doing max intensity for 2 min, every 5-10 min
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What could cause your body to feel sick most of the time no energy,i have a high resting heart rate and i weigh89lbs an 5'4,what type of dr should I s?

What could cause your body to feel sick most of the time no energy,i have a high resting heart rate and i weigh89lbs an 5'4,what type of dr should I s?

Malnourished: You're malnourished. You should see a general internist. If you (hopefully) don't have a chronic disease that is responsible, then you at least need to see a nutritionist. ...Read more

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Cardiac (Definition)

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