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Should I worry if I have an abnormally fast heart rate?

Should I worry if I have an abnormally fast heart rate of 85 to 95/ sec. when sitting? Should I worry if I have an abnormally fast heart rate of 85 to 95/ sec. when sitting?
Wed, 16 Dec 2009
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I wouldn't worry. If it is twice the normal heart rate then I would worry. If it gets to 100 beats per sec, you should see a doctor. I don't think it is life threatening but you should check it out if it gets worse. Also,caffeine can cause these heart arrhythmias so if you drink a lot, you might want to cut down a bit.
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