How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask DrRussMd Your Own Question
DrRussMd, Board Certified Physician
Category: Cardiology
Satisfied Customers: 64618
Experience:  Classical homeopath also board certified in integrative and holistic medicine. Many years of practice, also all of medicine.
Type Your Cardiology Question Here...
DrRussMd is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

My heart is racing rapidly 160-180 beats per minute. what

Customer Question

my heart is racing rapidly 160-180 beats per minute. what can I do?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 2 years ago.
Go immediately to the emergency room.
This is a pathological rate.
It is A-fib until proven otherwise.
There are other abnormal rhythms it can be as well.
Do not wait, have someone drive you or call a squad.
You need immediate medical intervention.
OK, so that is an initial answer….
Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.