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Is it normal for my heart rate to rise when I have a cold? If so, why does this happen?

Upper respiratory. infections can impact the immune system which can then impact your endocrine & nervous system. As these interplay - an elevated heart rate may occur. Read more...

Should I be concerned my heart rate is 115 resting but I have a cold wondering if that's why?

Some concern. If your rate is fast but regular, it may be due to some dehydration, which may be due to having a cold and not ingesting enough food and liquid. If it's fast and irregular, that needs to be sorted out, and soon. You may have atrial fib or some other abnormal rhythm. If this persists, or is irregular, you need to notify your doctor, especially if you have other symptoms such as dizziness or pain. Read more...

Is it normal with cold to have increased heart rate?

Cold. Do you mean cold as in upper respiratory infection? You can have a slightly elevated heart rate when you are ill but it should not be significantly faster. Stay well hydrated and rest will help. If heart rate seems faster than slightly elevated see your healthcare worker. Read more...
HR and fever. Generally, with a fever your heart rate will increase ten beats per minute for every degree increase of your temperature above your normal temperature. So a fever will raise your heart rate, yes. Read more...

Is it normal for your heart rate to increase when you drink alcohol? I'm super paranoid

ItCan'Creep'UpOnYou. Only during a drunken brawl or while running away from the police.But not usually.Alcohol's a sedative and should mellow people out but, as we all know,it can go the other way too due to its dis-inhibitory effects so maybe that's your reaction on a small scale.You have mixed drinks?Maybe something in them.Or maybe it's the creep staring at you from the dance floor.Also,alcohol can dehydrate you. Read more...