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Shortness of breath and rapid heart beat. Only 63. Female on estrogen. What is happening?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
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In brief: SOB/ rapid HR

Various reasons. You may have to get checked.
Especially for pulmonary embolism, or copd, pneumonia etc.

In brief: SOB/ rapid HR

Various reasons. You may have to get checked.
Especially for pulmonary embolism, or copd, pneumonia etc.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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Dr. Walter Pierce
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Many things

The heart beats faster to compensate. Normal exertion should increase heart rate. Thyroid disease may cause it. And there are many abnormalities of the hearts electrical system that may cause a rapid heart rate. Atral fibrillation is common in your age group.

In brief: Many things

The heart beats faster to compensate. Normal exertion should increase heart rate. Thyroid disease may cause it. And there are many abnormalities of the hearts electrical system that may cause a rapid heart rate. Atral fibrillation is common in your age group.
Dr. Walter Pierce
Dr. Walter Pierce
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