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I am suffering increased heart rate, heat flushes, sweating and speaking problem each time I speak in public. I feel so embarrassed?

Performance Anxiety. This is a common occurrence for a lot of people. There are some simple medications that can help or therapy. See your doctor for help with this concern. Read more...
Performance Anxiety. or stage fright. It is a very common problem that is very treatable. Make an appt with your local doctor. They can give you medications like lose dose beta blockers propranolol or an anti anxiety medication. Often behavior therapy can be very helpful and you may not need meds. Read more...

Can weight loss affect heart rate? Losing 40kg in 1.5 years, little to no workout, my RHR went from high 70s to med 50s. Energy normal, no symptoms.

Malnutrition? Generally a low resting heart rate is a good thing and a sign of good cardiovascular fitness, at least in young people. However, in setting of malnutrition (e.g., in anorexia or bulimia), a low heart rate can be an early sign of heart failure. The lack of any symptoms is encouraging, but be careful about excessive or rapid weight loss and make sure you have a healthy and adequate diet. Read more...

How high does my heart rate have to be in order for me to be in a "weight loss zone"? Like as long as my heart is pumping really fast am I shading lbs

220 minus age x0.6. The general rule for an aerobic workout, assuming you have no health reasons not to work out vigorously, is to aim for a heart rate of 60 percent of max, which is 220 minus your age (so your max is 220 - 23 or 197, and 60% of this is 118). Note that this general rule is controversial, and not everyone believes in it. Read more...