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Is there a relationship between having a fast metabolism and heart rate?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: 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?

In brief: 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?
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