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Does the heart rate go up when a person is sick with a cold or sinus infection?

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Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology
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In brief: Yes.

Definitely! infection can lead to systemic reaction which include immune response, inflammation, fever and blood pressure fluctuations.
All these can impact on your heart rate, your kidney, lung, liver, GI tract, functions, etc....

In brief: Yes.

Definitely! infection can lead to systemic reaction which include immune response, inflammation, fever and blood pressure fluctuations.
All these can impact on your heart rate, your kidney, lung, liver, GI tract, functions, etc....
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