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If someone had shortness of breath due to heart or a lung problem, at rest, would you expect a higher heart rate? Or can it be normal?

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Dr. Manjeet Singh
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology
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In brief: Dyspnea

If you are having significant shortness of breath, your heart rate would go up as this would be a normal physiological response.

In brief: Dyspnea

If you are having significant shortness of breath, your heart rate would go up as this would be a normal physiological response.
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