Why does my heart rate increase when I'm in a hot shower?

Vasodilitation . Hearts job is to keep brain alive any drop i pressure from blood shunting to other parts will be adjusted forcby increasing heart rate.

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Could heart rate increase in winter or hot weather?

Yes, it could. Heart rate is one of the compensatory mechanisms used to maintain the conditions inside your body on an even keel regardless of the weather conditions outside. So, yes indeed your heart rate may increase when you are exposed to significantly cold or hot weather. Read more...

Why does my heart rate increase when I listen to music? Is this normal?

It may be. The heart rate is affected by emotional factors and music can have powerful emotional effects.Music with a fast, "jumpy" beat can be especially so. Read more...

What is delayed heart rate recovery? Why does my heart rate increase seem to be delayed with exertion happening then my HR climbs after I'm resting?

Hard to say. With what you describe hard to say. See your doctor first for a thorough exam and then a possible referral to cardiologist for more testing. . Read more...
HR goes dn w/ rest. A normal heart rate goes DOWN when resting, usually coming back to "normal" (60 to 100 bpm) within 5-10 minutes. If the heart rate does not come back down in this range or (perhaps as in your case), it goes UP, then that points to a problem. Usually it means deconditioning (you're out of shape) but occasionally it means. Read more...

Why does my heart rate increase significantly after eating?

Maybe it does. When you eat a big meal, you divert blood to digestive tract where it's most needed. Your heart responds by pumping more blood. It has 2 ways to do this: increase its stroke volume and increase its rate. If you have heart disease and can't increase your sv, the rate will have to increase. If you're healthy, most likely your observations were random and not consistently reproducible. Read more...
Eating. When you eat, there is a shift of some blood flow to the intestines to aid digestion. This can cause some heart rate increase. Read more...

Why does my heart rate increase around 40 BPM after eating? No diagnosed heat conditions. No symptoms other than anxiety.

See your family doc. Depending on how long it is after eating, it could be mild dropping of your blood sugar which would cause anxiety and your heart rate to go up. It is called postprandial hypoglycemia. Please consult with your family doctor or an endocrinologist for further evaluation. Best wishes to you. Read more...