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Why does the pulse rate increase and heart pound after sprinting?
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Pulse
One hypothesis is when breath rapidly it stimulates the baghdad nerves which stimulate the brain to produce more adrenaline which affects the blood vessels which increases pulse rate.
Another theory is hyperventilation causes more demand for oxygen which makes heart work faster.

In brief: Pulse
One hypothesis is when breath rapidly it stimulates the baghdad nerves which stimulate the brain to produce more adrenaline which affects the blood vessels which increases pulse rate.
Another theory is hyperventilation causes more demand for oxygen which makes heart work faster.
Dr. Alan Ali
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