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Is it normal to have a fast heart beat ?

when your sick with a cold or sinus infection and does not slow down even with beta blockers? I don't have high bp and my heart rate is at about 126 I been to the cardiologist and he did every test possible on my heart and found nothing accept once I was havind PVC'S but they were caused by stress or something simple like that nothing dangerous!
Mon, 14 Dec 2009
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When the cardiologist did every test possible, I hope he did a Thyroid function test also.(T3, T4,TSH), Hyperthyroidism is a common cause for tachycardia. So if it is not done do it immediately. Do you get this fast heart beats only during anxiety, stress, activity or any illness. Then it may be stress/anxiety related. Have you tried any anti-anxiety drugs. If not it may be tried with the advice of your doctor.
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