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What can cause a rapid heart beat?

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What can cause a rapid heart beat?

Rapid heart rate: Tachycardia can be physiological or pathological. Exercise, caffiene can increase heart rate. Meanwhile diseases of the heart, like atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia, congestive heart failure, ventricular tachycardia can cause heart to speed up. ...Read more

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What can cause fast heart beat?

What can cause fast heart beat?

Many things: Benign things like dehydration or more serious causes....Please discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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What causes heart murmurs, palpitations and a faster than normal heart beat?

What causes heart murmurs, palpitations and a faster than normal heart beat?

Stimulants: Stimulants increase the heart rate and make the heart more irritable and prone to irregular rhythms that would be perceived as palpitations. In addition to increasing the heart rate, some increase the strenght of the hear beat resulting in more blood being pumped that may cause a murmur, even in the absence of a heart defect. These stimulant may be ingested substances or internally produced. ...Read more

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Does a really fast heart rate cause a heart attack?

Does a really fast heart rate cause a heart attack?

Not usual but it can: The fast heart beat which is generated by the lower heart chambers(ventricular tachycardia) can reduce the blood volume generated by the heart and if the subject has low preserve (some narrowing of the coronary arteries or decreased heart function) can cause ischemia t the heart. ...Read more

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What could cause a fast heart rate without exercising?

What could cause a fast heart rate without exercising?

Rapid heart rate: Rapid heart rate in addition to exercise, other causes are caffeine, low bp, acute blood loss, medications, atrial fib, flutter, v. Tach etc. ...Read more

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What could cause a have rapid heart beat?

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What could cause a have rapid heart beat?

Rapid heart rate: Fever, anxiety, caffeine containing beverages can increase heart rate, diseases such as atrial fibrillation, flutter, supraventricular tachycardia, and life threatening ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation- hear rates can reach to more than 200. ...Read more

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What can a slow heart beat mean?

What can a slow heart beat mean?

Cardio fitness: In a young person, a slow heart usually means a healthy and fit heart. The important question is -- are you feeling well? If not, please see your doctor asap. ...Read more

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What causes a slow heart rate?

Possibly normal: Well conditioned athletes will have slow heart rates at rest. Other causes could be genetic conditions, medications, and some heart diseases or infections. See your primary physician to get the work up started with a thorough history and physical examination. Call 911 if you have severe dizziness, passing out, chest pain, or weakness. ...Read more

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What could cause a loud, irregular, pounding heart beat?

What could cause a loud, irregular, pounding heart beat?

Premature beats: Most likely pvcs or pacs but further evaluation with a holter monitor or event monitor should be performed to determine true etiology. ...Read more

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What causes fast heart rate with nausea?

What causes fast heart rate with nausea?

Various connections: Certainly if you are in any kind of GI distress causing nausea your heart rate can go up simply because you are anxious. Increased heart rate can also be a result of dehydration. If you have vomited from your nausea that could lead to dehydation and inability to keep in oral liquids, exacerbating your fast heart rate. ...Read more

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What are some causes for a rapid heart beat?

What are some causes for a rapid heart beat?

There can be several: Stress or any state where your body is producing Epinephrine (adrenaline) will increase your heart rate. Increased activity like exercise will alter your hr. Certain drugs like Cocaine can dramatically increase your hr. Also severe infections. Then there are rhythm problems of the heart like atrial fibrillation, svt and other abnormal electrical conduction can cause rapid heart rat. ...Read more

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What is leading to a fast heart rate at rest , or an irregular heart beat?

What is leading to a fast heart rate at rest , or an irregular heart beat?

Irregular heart beat: You might be having atrial fibrillation or flutter or multifocal atrial rhythm. These are kinds of cardiac arrythmias that could cause irregular heart beat. Consult your physician to get work-up to adignoser underlying arrythmia (if any). ...Read more

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When a heart beat fast it can cause asthma?

When a heart beat fast it can cause asthma?

Nope: Your heart is a separate organ and has nothing to do with starting asthma. It will beat faster any time you have a stressful event, like an asthma attack, but it is responding to the hormones of stress, not triggering your asthma. ...Read more

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What could cause a double heart beat?

What could cause a double heart beat?

Palpitations: Palpitations have many causes from anxiety through anatomic and physiologic abnormalities. The feeling of bounding usually relates to the volume of blood pumped with each palpitation. There is no simple single answer for the question. If you're bothered by the feeling should consult a dr. To see if the problem can be clarified. ...Read more

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What causes tachycardia? Should a rapid heart beat be a concern?

What causes tachycardia? Should a rapid heart beat be a concern?

Tachycardia: "Tachycardia" means rapid heart rate. Any stress will make your heart beat fast: fear, anxiety, pain, anger, walking, lifting your arms, standing up. Also: fever, anemia, XS thyroid, infection, pregnancy, and many many other conditions as well. The underlying cause should be addressed if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Does Lipozene cause a rapid heart beat?

Does Lipozene cause a rapid heart beat?

No: In general, lipozene should not affect your heart rate. It is a fiber product, and is not absorbed into the bloodstream. However, be sure that the product is not a "lipozene-like diet drug", because then you cannot be certain what it is. Best to check with your doctor if you have an increased heart rate. ...Read more

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Could a vitamin drink cause a fast heart beat?

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Could a vitamin drink cause a fast heart beat?

Yes: Many vitamin drinks are also energy drinks that contain caffeine or other stimulants; these can easily lead to high blood pressure and a quickened heart rate. ...Read more

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What would cause a ?Slow heart beat all of a sudden?

What would cause a ?Slow heart beat all of a sudden?

Many possibilities: An abrupt onset of a slow heartbeat has many causes including a vasovagal reaction (fainting spell), a heart attack, severe dehydration, sclerosis of the electrical system of the heart, digoxin toxicity to name a few. The key is to describe the situation in which it occurs. Helpful studies may include an ecg, an echocardiogram, blood tests.A good history is essential. Discuss with your md. ...Read more

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Can stress cause a fast heart rate and the heart to skip beats?

Can stress cause a fast heart rate and the heart to skip beats?

Yes: Stress leads to adrenaline release which increases heart rate and can contribute to premature beats. ...Read more