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When I was sitting down my heart rate was 100 when I stood

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When I was sitting down my heart rate was 100 when I stood up it went up to 140
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 6 months ago.

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Expert:  DrVasavada replied 6 months ago.

When sitting the resting rate should be below 76 or so, so it was high to start with. You might be having sinus tachycardia. Please get ECG and other studies (like thyroxine level) done.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Is it dangerous
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 6 months ago.

Needs treatment like with beta-blocker drug. Will reduce pulse rate.