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What Causes Fast Heart Rate In Cancer Patients
Evaluation: You should see ENT to be evaluated and have CT to find the cause so be treated. ...Read more
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Panic attacks cause increased heart rate, shortness of breath, excitement, a sense of fear and panic. They are usually eliminated by SSRIs, and the symptoms can be reduced by using beta blockers. You want to rule out cardiac arrhythmia as a cause of the rapid heart rate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible: Certainly a possibility, but increase in heart rate is more likely due to underlying anxiety which I assume is what you are using it for. Chlonazepam is one of benzodiazepines which are mild sedatives. Keep in mind it is addictive so long term use is not advised. Thank you for using Healthtap ...Read more
Dreaming: Falling off to sleep is associated with nervous system changes. Some jerking is experienced also some heart rate irregularities. During sleep itself there are various cycles of light and deep sleep. Dreaming, especially rem sleep, can be associated with heart rate changes. These are all normal physiologic responses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe both: The purpose of an exercise treadmill is to elevate your heart rate up to your target heart rate to test the pump and electrical system. The object is not to make you collapse although that does rarely occur. We generally stop the test if there is a sense of impending collapse. ...Read more
I have permanent AF is it ok to take codeine as a painkiller? I see that it can cause a fast heart rate. Thanks
No, see specialist: Codeine is a dangerous drug with many side effects, not a casual drug for all pain. In high doses it can cause respiratory depression, constipation and inability to reason or drive a vehicle. Identify your cause of pain, and see a heart specialist for better, safer alternatives with less side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a fast heart rate cause left sided chest pain? A sharp sometimes crushing pain lasted about 15min and now really tired but fine
Sometimes: A rapid heart rate can sometimes cause a sensation of chest pain. On the other hand, things that cause chest pain can elevate your heart rate. I think it would be wise to see your doctor and have it evaluated with and EKG and possibly a monitor worn for 24 hours to check for abnormal heart rhythms or other potentially harmful causes of the symptoms. ...Read more
Proair. I realize it can cause jitters fast heart rate but can also make you feel weaker, tired and etc like an hour AFTER taking it?
Unusual side effect: Look for another cause cause for your symptoms ...Read more
What would cause a very fast heart rate when standing or walking even at a slow pace? It doesn't happen every day but when it does my pulse is 120+
Are you having any: Other symptoms associated like chest pain, dizziness, sweating, tremors, headaches, fear sensation? Possible causes at your age are: coffee and energy drink, dehydration, cold medicines, street drugs like marihuana, hyperthyroidism, arrhythmias, anxiety attacks and etc. Please, see a physician or write back to talk more. ...Read more
I take 25mg of hydroxyzine along with 25 mg of amitryptyline for my ic (for years) I have a fast heart rate now is that dangerous and caused by these?
Yes: Since both of these drugs can induce a fast heart rate (especially amityrptyline), you need to talk to your doctor about your heart rate issue ASAP. ...Read more
Can Flomax (tamsulosin) cause fast heart rate and jitters? I woke up the next morning that way. Skipped a day or two and jittery and racing heart...Thanks. ...
Here are some...: Flomax (tamsulosin) occasionally causes unwanted low BP leading to faster heart beating and jittery. In facing this situation, it's good idea to stop and report what you experienced to the treating doctor, or continue its use with care (if bearable) under professional guidance; repeated experience is the surest way to confirm the side effect from a drug. So, let common sense guide us and work closely with doc. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer