What would cause a very fast heart rate when standing or walking even at a slow pace? It doesn't happen every day but when it does my pulse is 120+

Are you having any. Other symptoms associated like chest pain, dizziness, sweating, tremors, headaches, fear sensation? Possible causes at your age are: coffee and energy drink, dehydration, cold medicines, street drugs like marihuana, hyperthyroidism, arrhythmias, anxiety attacks and etc. Please, see a physician or write back to talk more.

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Several causes. Faint or weak pulses, along with other other clinical symptoms, may be indicative of significant medical condition other than anxiety or panic attack. Conditions such as cardiac tamponade, paroxysmal atrial tachycardia, reentry multifocal atrial tachycardia, which can manifest as palpitation, fainting and fatigued. consult your physician for further evaluation to prevent future complication. Read more...

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