Tachycardia

At rest, if the heart beats faster than usual, it is known as tachycardia or tachyarrhythmia. In adults, resting heart rate over 100 beats per minute is considered as tachycardia. Tachycardia can lead to heart failure, cardiac arrest, or stroke.

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What causes pulsations in the upper stomach?

Query: Hello doctor, My upper stomach area is pulsing suddenly from yesterday after eating. What does that mean?  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to know when did you last have Albuterol. It is is used in asthma for air pipe spasm. It has common side effects such as tachycardia (increased heart rate more than 90 minutes when the person is at rest) where people feel there heartbeat. I also notice your h...  Read Full »

Why am I having heart palpitations, shortness of breath, and fatigue for four weeks?

Query: Hi doctor, For the past four weeks, I have had terrible heart palpitations, shortness of breath, and bouts of fatigue. A thing I have started to notice is it seems to get much worse after eating anything with carbohydrates. After I eat, the symptoms ramp up in 30 minutes to one hour. I can exercise...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Cardiologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Fever causes a faster heart rate. Another reason, which is not uncommon in young people, is vagal atrial fibrillation. This is an irregular fast heartbeat that occurs in bouts after eating and during resting and spontaneously revert back. What did your ECG show? Was it...  Read Full »

My EKG reports did not show CPVT. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I understand that a resting EKG cannot show catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (CPVT). I had numerous EKGs and echoes and all were normal. I read that the stress test is the only way to diagnose CPVT. I have had major panic attacks during EKGs with heart rates up to 140...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. CPVT - catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia is a devastating condition and is usually found and detected on Holter monitor or on stress test if asymptomatic. In case of acute attack if a person has severe chest pain or syncope ...  Read Full »

I have chronic anxiety with constant tachycardia. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old female who has been suffering with episodes of tachycardia and ventricular ectopic beats for 2 years now. I have had many testes domed on my heart, these include; various ECG’s, a 24-hour heart monitor, a 5-day heart monitor, a 7-day heart monitor and an echoc...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your reports appear to be fine other than ectopics and probably sinus tachycardia, which are benign (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You should get your thyroid test and hemoglobin level done if not done recently. You should assure yourself that thes...  Read Full »

What is the cause for pain in all joints and increased heartbeat after food?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old male. Today when I woke up, I felt pain in all joints all over my body. In the evening, about 30 minutes after my dinner, my heart was beating really fast and I counted it was about 104 bpm. Could you please assist me to know what my problem is?  Read Full »


Dr. Amit Arora

Cardiologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to ask you a few things. What did you had in supper? Apart from the body ache are you suffering from some other symptoms like loose stools, vomiting, or nausea? Some time due to vagal irritation of acid in the stomach leads to reflux tachycardia and nothing ...  Read Full »

Can lack of sleep cause dizziness?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a college teacher. I feel fatigue and dizzy for past one year. I slept very late one night and the next day while taking class had a dizzy feeling for a second. I felt that my head was reeling and on that afternoon I took off. It did not happen again but I felt myself weak with less ...  Read Full »


Dr. Hariharan V

Diabetologist, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Nutritionist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your complaints very carefully. Believe me, it has happened to many highly educated people and they have recovered quickly. The giddiness you felt when you were taking class without sleep was a single episode which should not be confused with other symptoms. D...  Read Full »

Why does my heart pounds when I stand up?

Query: Hi doctor,  I am a 26 year old healthy male. My height is 178 cm and weight is 73 kg. I do exercise regularly and I am healthy too. I have recently visited a cardiologist and done a cycloergometric test (Bruce stage 4 protocol). During the test my blood pressure remained normal but my heart rate ...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have worked through your query and understand your health issues. I assure you not to worry as you have consulted the appropriate expert physician who will take care all of your medical concerns. Your body mass index looks normal for this age. Thanks for attaching ...  Read Full »

I am 68 years old and getting tachycardia while at rest. Should I consult a cardiologist?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a relatively healthy 68-year-old female who has been having episodes of tachycardia while at rest. This started three months ago. I also have dizziness while reclining mostly at night. I do have medicated high blood pressure, osteoporosis, and GERD. I do seem to tire easier also....  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to the icliniq.com. You have dizziness problem while lying down if you have frequent episodes of dizziness in lying down position than positional vertigo can be possible. For which physiotherapy can be beneficial. You need to check your blood sugar and hemoglobin level as well. You ...  Read Full »

What causes nonspecific ST abnormality?

Query: Hello doctor, I was in ER the other day with tachycardia that started about 20 to 30 minutes after eating. It nearly had the entire day and the next morning I went to the ER. They did some blood work and a chest X-ray and said I was okay and discharged me. The only abnormality on the blood tests was...  Read Full »


Dr. Ritendra Nath Talapatra

Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachments (attachment removed to protect patient identity) First of all, your ECG (echocardiogram) looks normal to me. But the symptoms you are having may be due to some inherited arrhythmia syndrome or channelopathy. If your symptoms per...  Read Full »

Is high BP the cause of constant morning palpitations?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past 8 days I am having mild palpitations both morning and evening. Since, eight years, I am taking tablet Metolar 50 mg for BP. I consulted my doctor, he asked me to get ECG, ECHO and also thyroid tests. I even got lipid profile, kidney and liver function tests done and all t...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have worked through your query and understand your health issues. I assure you not to worry. With all the normal laboratory reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) palpitations in the morning and evenings may be due to anxiety. Anxiety is considered...  Read Full »

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