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My heart rate increases rapidly with the slightest bit of

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my heart rate increases rapidly with the slightest bit of exertion, It can go from resting which is 60-70 up to 130 when I walk up the stairs
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.
Thanks for this questionhave you had any tests?
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Nope no test I have a pulse ox so keep a check on it occasionally and it goes to between 30-40 occasionally too
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.
I would get a holter monitor done to make sure the heart rhythm is normal
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
How do I go about getting one of these??
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.
Just ask your GP
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.
Thanks for this question.Please don't forget a positive rating. I appreciate it. :)If you have more questions, just reply.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
So my GP isn't the greatest what do I do if he doesn't do anything about this problem?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.
I'm not sure.Go private maybe?
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Private is very expensive
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.
I'm not sure what else to do then
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Thanks for your help, I shall try my gp and see what happens
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.
welcome :)please don't forget a positive rating for meI appreciate it
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