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Increase heart rate: It is a increase heart rate in response to a decrease in blood volume or unexpected change in blood flow. The most common cause is postural hypotension. When you get up, the heart rate increases because there was less blood flow to the heart ( the blood was pooling in the legs) ...Read more
My doctor did the hammer to knee reflex test and said i was over reactive, what does this mean? Can this have anything to do with tachycardia/anxiety?
Depends what tachyca: 33 years old with tachy. Options of therapy depends on what kind of tachycardia. There is several kinds of supra ventricular tachycardia. Some treated with medications & others with procedure called ablation. Also there are some kind of supra ventricular tachycardia that is a result of other conditions such as anemia or thyroid. Ventricular tach is more serious than supra ventricular tachycardia ...Read more
See below: Normal heart rhythm arises in specialized cells within the right atrium called the sinus node and then is propagated over specialized conducting tissue into both ventricles. When an irritable focus in a ventricle begins firing independently repeatedly or in a repetitive loop, initiating it's own renegade rhythm at a rapid rate, it's called ventricular (where it starts) tachycardia (rate >100). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer