Why is my heart rate high all the time?

Heart rate. There are many possibilities for why someones heart rate could be high all the time. Without knowing more about you, one can't speculate. Some possibilities are anxiety, anemia,and hyperthyroidism. Poor aerobic conditioning is another common problem.

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I sometimes notice my heart rate speeds up very high. I was just cleaning and my pulse was 160. This doesn't happen all the time just randomly. Why?

May be extra pathway. You have what is called a paroxysmal (out of the blue and self limited rapid heart rate) tachycardia. This can be because of a hereditary electrical conduction disorder or an sensitive conduction system that fires randomly if you do not get enough sleep, take caffeine, use pseudo-fed type decongestants, or drink alcohol or use energy drinks like Monster. Usually benign but see cardiologist for Dx. Read more...

I'm 27 years old, and was diagnosed with an extremely high heart rate in february. I'm a small woman, so when is the right time to go to the hospital?

If rest HR is > 140 . There are many causes of high hr. Svt comes out of nowhere, results in fast palpitations, and usually hr > 140. Sinus tachycardia can occur with anxiety or any illness, or pregnancy, or stimulants such as nicotine and caffeine. If your hr is less than about 100 at rest, that is normal. You can find out your average hr with holter monitor (doc orders). If u feel ok, go to outpt doc, not hospital. Read more...

Do side effects like akathisia and high heart rate go away over time while on Abilify (aripiprazole) or will they always be there?

Abilify (aripiprazole) Although Abilify (aripiprazole) is less likely than many other antipsychotics to cause side effects like akathisia and restless legs, etc, it can certainly do it when the dose is high enough. Please contact your psychiatrist about these issues, as a dose adjustment may be needed for relief. Read more...