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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+

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

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What causes a 5 second pinching pain in center of chests while walking at a slow pace? Above breast below collarbone. Just passed stress test.

What causes a 5 second pinching pain in center of chests while walking at a slow pace? Above breast below collarbone. Just passed stress test.

Pain: Sounds like musculoskeletal to me. Nothing serious. Try low dose otc ibuprofen for 2 days. If the pain still persists, consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a stabbing pain in top of right shoulder blade almost between shoulder blades while walking at a brisk pace? PCP says heart ok.

What causes a stabbing pain in top of right shoulder blade almost between shoulder blades while walking at a brisk pace?  PCP says heart ok.

Levator scapulae: 30's female w. intermittent pain in region of right scapula has gallbladder disorder or tendinitis insertion of right levator scapulae on right superior scapula spine. Superior scapula spine, a bony prominence, is major anatomical locus of pain found in fibromyalgia patients & an anatomical focus highlighted in just about every "fibromyalgia medication" advertising ever made (proof pending pub.). ...Read more

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63 year woman pb 147 over 27 with a pace m?

63 year woman pb 147 over 27 with a pace m?

Blood pressure-pacer: You mean BP (blood pressure) 147/72? This is is slightly above normal range, and it may just be that it is measured in doctor's office--usually lower at home. I would just recheck to see--if persistently above 140s, consult doc for treatment. Pace-maker may not have anything to do with the bp. Often the pacer is silent until rate too low, then it kicks in to trigger the heart to beat. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are good ways to drop pounds at a good pace?

What are good ways to drop pounds at a good pace?

Sensibly: To lose weight insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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I'm excellent in studies but lately i'm finding myself very distracted!i'm losing pace in studies and i don't want it to affct my marks!any suggestions?

I'm excellent in studies but lately i'm finding myself very distracted!i'm losing pace in studies and i don't want it to affct my marks!any suggestions?

Possible ADHD: Congratulations on taking your studies seriously; if distraction is of recent origin, i would journal what you are thinking ; keep a log of the topics; if the distractions continue over time, i would consider a professional consult with a therapist to rule in/out adhd; the DX of adhd does not automatically mean that medication will be recommended; cbt may be a good choice. ...Read more

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What's the best pace in losing weight?

What's the best pace in losing weight?

2lbs/week: 2 pounds per week is generally accepted as the best sustainable rate of weight loss. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How long can someone live with a pace maker?

Having a pacemaker : Does generally not shorten anyone's life but may prolonged "good years". ...Read more

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