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My heart beat is beating a lot faster than normal when I

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My heart beat is beating a lot faster than normal when I woke up this mourning. I took my blood pressure and it is 121 /94. 136 heart rate. My blood pressure is usually 115 / 73. 50. Heart rate. I am 60 years .
JA: Do you know if your family has a history of heart disease? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: My dad died with a stroke (59) ,my mother died with Alzheimer's (62).I have three sisters the oldest 73 she has some blood pressure problems.my middle sister died with Alzheimer's,(71). My youngest sister has heart problems , she does smoke (64). I have a body shop still work, never had any problems. I did play softball last night , but I didn't,over do it.
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 6 months ago.

Hello,
Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.

Do you have any other symp***** *****ke chest pain, shortness of breath?

Do you take any medicine?

Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 6 months ago.

I am sorry for your health condition.
There can be rapid heart rate from different causes.
Irregular rhythm can cause it.
There can be sinus tachycardia, supraventricular tachycardia, atrial flutter or fibrillation.
Anxiety or panic attacks can be factors.

Excess caffeine, alcohol can contribute to it.
Ischemia or low blood supply to heart can be factors.
There can be electrolyte or hormonal changes.
If the rate persists or if you have any other symptom, II would suggest to take an examination by doctor in ER.
An EKG, blood work, echo would be required.

I hope this information helps.
If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.
If you are satisfied, please rate my answer as good or excellent.
Regards.

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