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My heart rate is between 96-108 while I am not resting. Is that tacyhcardia. I weigh 270 and I am 18 years old?
Tachycardia is a term for heart rate over 100 beats per minute, so yes, for part of your non-rest heartrate, it is a tachycardia.
There are numerous causes for a tachycardia- some more worrisome than others.
The most common is sinus tachycardia- that is, simply physical movement or mental stress increasing heart rate over 100 bpm. ...Read more
My bp has been 97/68 and I have tachyardia but my bp has been low for two days now what should I do?
Salt and Hydration: If your health is otherwise normal and you are in the second or third trimester it sounds like you are having a physiological response to dehydration. You could eat more salt and hydrate with water and electrolyte containing fluids but I would check with your obstetrician first. ...Read more
Heart rhythm originating from the sinoatrial node with an elevated rate of impulses, defined as a rate greater than 100 beats/min (bpm) in an average adult.
This can be cause by situations that require an increase in cardiac output. Exercise for example.
It would be abnormal if you are resting for example and you have increased heart rate.
Others: Hyperthyroidism, Stimulants, Coffee, RedBull etc. ...Read more
Many things: Many things can cause tachycardia: medications, lack of medications, street drugs, withdrawal from drugs, hormone problems, infections, stress, pain, life, heart disease, dehydrations, normal variant...See your doctor to have the cause individually explored and treated as necessary. Good luck. ...Read more
A general term: A very general term. It means fast heart beat. It can be from the atria or top chambers and or lower chambers the ventricles. The work up should include a thorough history and physical, labs, echo of the heart and a holter. If needed a stress test and posibly a ep study. ...Read more
Tachycardia: Most resting heart rate normals are 80 to 100 bpm. Some people's resting heart rate is higher. Abnormal reasons for higher resting heart rate include anemia, hyperthyroidism, fever, ongoing inflammation or infection, dehydration and there is also a pathologic sinus tachycardia condition. You'd need to see a dr. And be evaluated if you're worried about your resting heart rate. ...Read more
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
Occasionally: Normally, tachycardia is your bodies response to prevent your body passing out. A condition called ventricular tachycardia, is rare in otherwise healthy hearts, but often leads to passing out. Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT); however, uncommonly leads to passing out. When it does, it's usually due to Tachy-Brady syndrome, especially in the elderly or while on rate slowing medications. ...Read more
Tachycardia: Tachycardia is caused by many factors, and there is sinus tachycardia which can be caused due to anxiety, panic attacks, exercising of any kind, certain medications, overactive thyroid.Then there is supraventricular or atrial tachycardia due to defect in the rhythm process of heart for which you need to find the cause and treatment through cardiologist. I f you have long term tachycardia see your md. ...Read more
Nightly tachycardia: Tachycardia (rapid hear beat) can be part of an expected response to exercise, anxiety, fever and some medications, but nightly tachycardia is likely not normal. Causes can include anemia, over active thyroid, electrical problems in the heart, caffeine intake, stimulant use. Best to see a doctor for examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more
Type of tachycardia?: Depends on how fast your heart rate is & why it's fast. Maximum normal heart rate depends on age: up to 200 in teenagers, about 150 by age 70. Recovery of normal hr following exercise is an indication of your state of fitness and the health of your heart. While abnormal heart rhythms may terminate suddenly, normal heart rhythms slow down over several minutes. Rapid hr may persist for many reasons. ...Read more