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Posted by: Berni | 2011/12/02

Excessive Heart Rate

Dear Cyber Doc

Is a heart rate over 180 (measured twice in two months) of a healthy and reasonably fit 26 year old woman excessive and if so, what could it be symptomatic of.

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Berni

Was this heartrate taking at rest or during exercise? If during rest, it is abnormally high and you should consult your doctor for an ECG and blood tests. If taken during streneous exercise, it is normal.

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