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

My pulse rate is always about 120 to 135 beats per minute, please suggest me

Hi, I am a 47 year old female. My pulse rate is always about 120 to 135 beats per minute. I have a doctors appt. coming up shortly. Will he put me on medication for this? What else could be wrong? My mother and sister have high blood pressure, cholesterol, and this rapid heart beat also and take medication for all of them. Does this run in familys? Thank you
Asked On : Sat, 6 Mar 2010
Answers:  1 Views:  844
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
  Anonymous's Response

Hi.. Pulse rate is governed by variour physiological/psychological factors.  Hence the cause for high pulse rate would have to be considered before the treatment is began.. A few of the conditions that can cause rapid pulse rate does run in families. Hence only after a cause is known a doctor can comment on this... So discuss with your doctor regarding this...

Answered: Tue, 9 Mar 2010
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© 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