Heart rate will go from 87 bpm at sitting to 110bpm at standing is this worrisome should I let my doctor know pcp? Cardiologist? 21 yr old F 205lbs
Tell doctor. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. However you seem to be overweight and out of shape. It would help to lose weight through diet and exercise, not easy, but essential. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine.
Should I be concerned that my QTc number was 608 with a heart rate at 117? The doctor confirmed my ECG and now I'm waiting to see a cardiologist.
Long QT. The QT interval (and QT corrected for heart rate, QTc) is a measurement from the EKG. If accurate, your 608 is long and deserves further investigation. Seeing a cardiologist is appropriate and you might look for someone expert in inherited and other causes of long QT. It matters because some of these are associated with risk of arrhythmias. Also look at the lists online of QT-prolonging drugs. . Read more...
Lately my blood pressure readings have been 131 over 87 with a 137 heart rate. Should I see my doctor? I have turner syndrome. I had been to the cardiologist in the last year and he said I was fine but my heart rate was a little high, it has been 118 for
Yes, . Yes, you should see your doctor. Read more...