Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
158 Doctors are Online

Increase in resting heart rate. Cause?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Practicing since : 1996
Answered : 1678 Questions
my pulse at rest is 106 what that could be
Posted Tue, 22 Jan 2013 in Heart Rate and Rhythm Disorders
Answered by Dr. Ratnakar Kini 31 minutes later
Thanks for posting your query.
I am Dr.Ratnakar Kini and I am pleased to answer your query.

Increased pulse rate could be due to many reasons -
1. Heart disease
2. A low hemoglobin level
3. Fever
4. Side effect of certain medications
5. Overactive thyroid
6. Electrolyte imbalance
7. Increased physical activity

If it is persistently high, get an EKG done for evaluation.

I hope that answers your question.
If you have no more questions, kindly accept this answer and rate this service.

Dr.Ratnakar Kini
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask a Cardiologist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor