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I have anxiety and OCD about my heart rate and blood pressure. Can your heart beat go so fast you die? Often when I see it higher this the worst fear.

Catch 22. anxiety and stress will elevate the heart rate and blood pressure. Have you gotten your heart and blood pressure checked out by your doc? To allay your worries, why not get a check up to ensure all is ok. Take care, variations in heart rate through the day are common even in healthy ppl. Read more...
Yes. If sufficient tachycardia continues over time, it is possible to cause heart failure and eventually die. It would have to be significantly above sinus tachycardia >120 for hours or days. People with paroxysmal atrial tachycardia can have heart rates around 150-250bpm. Atrial flutter around 300bpm. Of course ventricular tachycardia and fibrillation leads to death quickly within minutes. Read more...

What does it mean if my heart beat fast when I'm not even out of breath?

?? Perhaps nothing. I'd like to know how fast the heart is beating, and is it steady or irregularly irregular. Many normal people have rates in low 100s. A 12 lead electrocardiogram would be most helpful to rule out a significant asymptomatic arrhythmia. Good luck! Read more...

Why my heart beat fast? What are the symptoms?

The symptoms of a. fast heart rate can be nothing, or palpitations, light headed, fainting etc, but if you are otherwise healthy you probably only have the sensation of a fast heart rate (palpitations). Can't answer why but a simple EKG at your doctors office will be of great value. Read more...