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. I play tennis three days a week and walk over 10,000 steps every day. My watch indicated 12 times I have had tachycardia. Should I go to a cardiologist about this?
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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 have mentioned that you have a high blood pressure problem. So persistent hypertension can cause a light headache and dizziness. If blood pressure not controlled by exercise, then medicine needs to be given for that.For tachycardia, you need to investigate with 12 lead standard ECG testing. You can consult nearby internal medicine specialist for your detailed evaluation as discussed above. I hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.
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