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Can anyone explain what is reflex tachycardia?

Can anyone explain what is reflex tachycardia?

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

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Is the tachycardia dangerous?

Is the tachycardia dangerous?

Depends: On the cause and the specific type. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do in cases of tachycardia?

What to do in cases of tachycardia?

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

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What is brady-tachycardia? How serious is it?

What is brady-tachycardia? How serious is it?

Brady/tachy: There is a common syndrome called brady/tachy syndrome also called sick sinus syndrome which has both tachy and bradycardia as parts of the problem. ...Read more

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Is excerise ok for someone who has tachycardia?

Is excerise ok for someone who has tachycardia?

For benign: tachycardia (normal heart!!!) exercise (conditioning)with proper supervision will eventually SLOW the heart rate! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What happens if you exercise and you have tachycardia?

What happens if you exercise and you have tachycardia?

Normal: It is normal for your heartrate to go up after exercise. It would be abnormal if it goes up too quickly or abnormally high, is irregular, or doesn't come down quickly enough t. ...Read more

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Can GERD cause tachycardia?

Can GERD cause tachycardia?

No direct link: It is possible however that some patients have an exaggerated heart rate response to pain or irritation in the esophagus induced by the acid reflux. The heart rate response maybe related an autonomic system response or secondary to anxiety. ...Read more

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Ventricular tachycardia is what?

Ventricular tachycardia is what?

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 more

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