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High heart rate, blood pressure monitor, heart rate monitor, echo test. Safe to work?

last week i was at out patient in local hospital, cause i had high hear rate, during the day my resting can be as high as over 100 and when walikng can get close to 200, i currently have to wait for a 24hour blood pressure monitor and 24 hour heart rate monitor and eco test, i was woundering was it safe for me to go back to work in meantime with my heart rate at what it is. i work in sports section of retail shop and would always be on my feet at work.
Asked On : Fri, 5 Oct 2012
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A resting heart rate over 100 is not normal. So is 200 on mild to moderate effort.
Your doctor is doing the right things - Holter (24-hour ECG monitoring) is a must to throw light on your condition. You will also need to have some blood tests - Thyroid function, for example. The proper treatment is based on the results of investigations.
I suggest you take off from your work - physical and psychological strain may contribute more.
Have a friend or relative fully informed - and what to do, whom to approach in an Emergency
Good luck
Take care
Answered: Sat, 6 Oct 2012
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