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Is it normal to have a heartrate of 120 for a 26 years old ?

is it normal to have a heartrate of 120 5'6 120 26 yr f
Asked On : Thu, 12 Aug 2010
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi Heather,

Welcome to HCM.
High heart rate could be due to increased basal metabolic rate, which is related to thyroid or it could be due to anemia or any heart related problem or sinus tachycardia.
It is better that you consult a Physician and get a complete checkup done and if every thing is within normal limits, then you can ignore it.
Wish you all the best.
Answered: Fri, 2 Sep 2011
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hi welcome to health care dont mention when you check your pulse if it after exertion then it is normal but if it in rest then its not you have anyother complaints associated with it?if no then its ok but if yes then concern any physician do ECG to rule out any cardiac abnormality.check your hb also to rule out anemia leads to increase pulse


Answered: Fri, 2 Sep 2011
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