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I have high metabolism, Tell me a proper diet.

I was always told my metabolism would slow down, but I am worried its abnormal. I m 22, 6 3 and 170lbs although its all muscle and no fat whatsoever. It doesn t seem to matter how much I eat, i can t gain weight. When I count calories I m generally around 3400/day. I get regular exercise but only a couple hours 2-3times a week and am quite strong/fast though I have asthma . My heart rate is generally aroun 78bpm when I m studying, sitting in bed, sitting in lectures ,etc. Sometimes its 90+ when I m doing nothing. Standing up makes it go way up, so @17y.o. the doctor told me to drink more juice to keep my b.p. up. Also, a cup of coffee often gives me heart palpatations, sometimes for over a couple of hours which I find disconcerting so I only drink a cup of tea in the mornings. Is this still normal? I feel like my heart is going to wear itself out before its time. My 20y.o. girlfriends heart only beats about 50-60 times per minute so its quite a contrast.
Asked On : Thu, 18 Mar 2010
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Sports Medicine Specialist 's  Response
I think your symptoms are physiological and not pathological-do not worry. Don;t be anxious or panic. Just relax.
Yet, to have more satisfaction, consult heart specialist or a good physician and investigate yourself thoroughly.
Answered: Fri, 2 Dec 2011
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What you feel is normal..your resting heart beat is fine..when you drink tea or coffee the acceleration in the heartbeat is normal to be long a sthe BP is fine and no other symptoms associated with your palpitations like chest pain or should be fiune..if you have any of these associated, then discuss with your doctor to do a possible EKG, ECHO and a Holter or TMT study..

Answered: Mon, 5 Apr 2010
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