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Doctor insights on: Sweating Profusely And Elevated Heart Rate

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Experiencing rapid heart rate (worsened by: psychological stress). HR around 115 when I wake up. Excessive sweating while exercise. Reason?

Experiencing rapid heart rate (worsened by: psychological stress). HR around 115 when I wake up. Excessive sweating while exercise. Reason?

Get seen: The heart rate itself isn't a danger. How much you sweat is personal. You may get a Holtor monitor, labs to screen for a pheochromocytoma, and a good EKG. I'm simply glad that you're exercising. Keep that up. You may well be fine. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Excessive Sweating (Definition)

Can be associated with increased sweating through out the body or just limited to underarms, face, soles, palms. It occur when one sweats more than would be expected for activity level, stress level or environmental temperature. ...Read more


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What's considered to be a fatal elevated heart rate?

What's considered to be a fatal elevated heart rate?

Depends: It depends on many factors. A healthy youngster can run the track smiling with a heart rate of 200 which could kill an older person with advanced heart disease. Very generally, no one is going to tolerate a rate of >220 for very long. ...Read more

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Throwing up blood and elevated heart rate?

Throwing up blood and elevated heart rate?

Hematemesis: If you're throwing up blood, get to an emergency room and be seen and evaluated. Vomiting blood is serious. ...Read more

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Do saunas burn fat from elevated heart rate or the heat?

Do saunas burn fat from elevated heart rate or the heat?

Neither: Saunas don't burn fat - it's a myth perpetuated by the cartoon shows. ...Read more

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What can be done for an elevated heart rate?

What can be done for an elevated heart rate?

Work up: Depends on how elevated your heart rate is. If abnormally high, work up needs to be done to figure out why it is high. If cause is found, it should be treated. If not apparent cause, depending on symptoms and how high it is, treatment may be recommended. Overall, physical fitness, less caffiene and other stimulant intake, and lower stress could help. ...Read more

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I have an elevated heart rate. What are the possible causes if I am healthy?

I have an elevated heart rate. What are the possible causes if I am healthy?

Anemia, hyperthyroid: Assuming you have normal heart function and structurally normal heart, then persistent tachycardia at rest (not related to exercise) can be caused by anemia, fever, and increased thyroid activity. ...Read more

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Fever for five days and elevated heart rate. Is this the flu?

Fever for five days and elevated heart rate. Is this the flu?

Heart rate: Fever and elevated heart rate could be any infectious or inflammatory state, those findings are not specific. Flu is just one of the causes. ...Read more

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Why is an elevated heart rate alone not always a valid indicator of effective aerobic-training?

Why is an elevated heart rate alone not always a valid indicator of effective aerobic-training?

Poor indicator: We use target heart rate as guideline to tailor aerobic training and calculating of energy utilization. Elevated heart rate is a poor indicator of effective aerobic training as many variable affects hr, including deconditioning, anemia, pain, euphoria, drugs, dehydration. How slowly the heart rate ramps up during aerobic exercise and how rapidly it declines to baseline are better predictor. ...Read more

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What could be the reason that I have an elevated heart rate. My blood pressure would be normal and my heart rate is in the 90's.

What could be the reason that I have an elevated heart rate. My blood pressure would be normal and my heart rate is in the 90's.

See a physician.: Sometimes chronic stress, dehydration, infection and anxiety can cause rapid heart rate. Also, if you smoke, drink alcohol or caffeinated beverages, try to cut down on your use. Get evaluated by a dr. To see if you have a heart condition or thyroid problem. Make sure you drink plenty of water daily. ...Read more

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I had GB removed & now have a clicking sound in heartbeat when I lean forward & elevated heart rate upon standing. Dr. did nothing. 2nd opinion pls?

I had GB removed & now have a clicking sound in heartbeat when I lean forward & elevated heart rate upon standing. Dr. did nothing. 2nd opinion pls?

Does not sounds like: These symptoms are related to your operation. Have an internist or cardiologist (not the surgeon) take a look at your heart. ...Read more

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What can cause a high fever and an elevated heart rate during labor?

What can cause a high fever and an elevated heart rate during labor?

Infection: The obstetrician will react accordingly. This could signal an intrauterine infection. The pediatrician will also evaluate once baby is born. ...Read more

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Experience dizziness, blackouts, elevated heart rate occasionally after climbing stairs.?

Experience dizziness, blackouts, elevated heart rate occasionally after climbing stairs.?

Syncope: Age - co morbidities? See your doctor. Vasovagal syncope can occur due to peripheral pooling of blood tachycardia & drop in BP. Arrhythmias, CAD, neurogenic causes are some. ...Read more

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Is an elevated heart rate of 100-115bpm dangerous for my baby brought on by episodes of stress occasionally? 24 weeks pregnant.

Is an elevated heart rate of 100-115bpm dangerous for my baby brought on by episodes of stress occasionally? 24 weeks pregnant.

Pulse: Its really only an issue if you become symptomatic. Many pregnant women are mildly tachycardic (increased pulse) and with activity have a higher than usual pulse rate. The baby tolerates this well, but if you are having issues with this palpitations, passing out, etc. You need to speak with your physician. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for episodes of hypertension caused by adrenaline surge causing elevated heart rate and spikes in BP?

See endocrinologist: Hi. You could be describing something serious. I suggest you see an endocrinologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have occasional full body aches with shortness of breath and slightly elevated heart rate (94-100). Should I be worried about this?

I have occasional full body aches with shortness of breath and slightly elevated heart rate (94-100). Should I be worried about this?

Yes: Shortness of breath I can be assured symptom seek front of valuation with a physician face-to-face. Shortness of breath can I have many causes they can be serious like a blood Clot like pulmonary embolus or pneumonia or asthma or heart trouble it can just be anxiety. General body aches are very nonspecific they can occur with chronic fatigue anxiety stress or other condition ...Read more

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What does having an elevated heart rate do to the heart/body?

What does having an elevated heart rate do to the heart/body?

Depends: Depends on how high the heart rate, for how long it remains so, the underlying heart condition and the reason for the high heart rate. Please talk to your doctor and perhaps see a cardiologist if you have recurrent problems. ...Read more

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If I am under 30, should I be worried about an elevated heart rate?

If I am under 30, should I be worried about an elevated heart rate?

Hear rate: More information is needed since there are many reasons for an 'elevated heart rate'. How fast are you talking about? Are you thin or obese, active or mostly sedentary, taking any medications or over the counter drugs or supplements, including herbs. Do you have any other symptoms? I suggest you see your family doctor and ask him or her. ...Read more

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Why might someone have an elevated heart rate for hours after a run?

Why might someone have an elevated heart rate for hours after a run?

Heart rate: Recovery of rate after exercise can be affected by conditioning, anemia, endocrine status, cardiac status, thermoregulatory state, hydration and other factors, not necessarily a simple explanation. ...Read more

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Will stopping Losartan cause an elevated heart rate?

Will stopping Losartan cause an elevated heart rate?

No: Losartan has no effect on heart rate but may cause your BP to go up. Suggest before stopping the medication talk to the doc who prescribed the med. ...Read more

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Elevated heart rate on treadmill. Why did they stop me?

Elevated heart rate on treadmill. Why did they stop me?

Excessive pulse: There is a normal heart rate, usually between 60 to 80 beats per minute. During exercise, heart rate increases. There is a suggested maximal heart rate that depends on sex and age. We usually suggest that during exercise heart rate should be no more than 85% of that rate. You probably were stopped because your heart rate was excessive, which can lead to problems. ...Read more

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Does elevated heart rate play a role in fat loss?

Does elevated heart rate play a role in fat loss?

No: Fat loss is a simple consequence of burning more calories than one takes in.
Exercise does not have to be a part of that equation. ...Read more

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How common is primary hypertension and elevated heart rate in a fit 17yr old boy? Is it more common to be hypertension due to a secondary cause?

How common is primary hypertension and elevated heart rate in a fit 17yr old boy? Is it more common to be hypertension due to a secondary cause?

GOOD THINKING!: Good thinking! Definitely consider increased thyroid hormone levels, as well as cardiac and renal causes. Thyroid profile, blood chemistry, ekg; if abnormal – echocardiogram. Your family physician will do it all. ...Read more

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


Dr. Morton Levitt
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Perspiration (Definition)

Perspiration or sweat is the production of watery fluid from the skin to help regulate the ...Read more