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What Is The Relationship Between Heart Rate And Anxiety
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more
Sometimes, yes: If you have excess thyroid hormone, fast heart rhythm is common. Moreover, thyroid excess is an important cause of atrial fibrillation which, is most people, tends to cause a heart rate in the range of 140-180 until it's modified by medication. Other than thyroid xs, metabolism is hard to measure. How do you know yours is elevated? ...Read more
Fast metabolism? : By fast metabolism, if you mean that it's actually been measured and is abnormal such as with a suppressed thyroid stimulating hormone level, then yes - it causes fast heart rate (sinus tach), atrial fibrillation and psvt (abnormal very fast rhythms). But many people just feel that they are fast metabolizers and there is no direct correlation with heart rhythm. ...Read more
Taking metronidazole for C-Diff. Been on it 9 days. I have rapid heart rate and anxiety nausea . Went to ER..said heart was okay. Is this normal?
Dr prescribed metoprolol 50mg for fast heart rate and anxiety, a friend warned to beware of leg cramps. Can this medicine increase risk of blood clots?
In order to be 100%: In order to rule out any possibility of your anxiety like symptoms to not have anything to do with your heart...I believe, for your own piece of mind, a visit with a cardiologist is your next and only step...It is always better to be safe then sorry! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal for my heart rate to go from 50-60 BPM when laying down to 90-110 BPM upon standing? How can you differentiate between pots and anxiety?
POTS vs anxiety: See your physician to be evaluated. Your orthostatic vital signs will be measured to help determine whether you have reproducible orthostasis. In the meantime, stay well hydrated and take your time shifting positions. Use relaxation techniques for anxiety. Keep a long of the frequency of these events and take them when you see your physician. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/717904 ...Read more
How can I safely lower Bp is 125's/85's. Ambient heart rate is between 100-80. I am 27yo female 5'3, 200lbs. I also suffer from anxiety and panic att.
Try mild exercise: You need to begin mild exercise, walking at a comfortable pace, outside or on a treadmill. Try walking with a friend outside on a sunny day. Your BMI is 35.4, which is unhealthy. Begin with 15 min., then gradually work up to 30 min. at least 3x/wk. This will help you lose weight gradually, and will also help with your depression and panic attacks. Talk with your doctor about the DASH diet. ...Read more
I have been prescribed propranolol for anxiety and hypertension.Can this medication make my heart rate and pulse too low when I am not anxious? My pulse at rest is between 60-75bpm and bp138/88 est.
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