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What happens if a person has a Heart Rate of 200 beats/ min ?

What happens if a person has a Heart Rate of 200 beats per minute? What happens if a person has a Heart Rate of 200 beats per minute?
Thu, 11 Aug 2011
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hi,thanks for query.This is known rhythm abnormality and there has to some pathological cause for this.he needs immediate medical attention and visit to er to look for the cause.Please do not waste time in such case and seek medical attention immediately ,this can lead to complications like heart failure and possible consequences.
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That's way too high. If they're exercising, they should stop. If they aren't, then call the paramedics. Are you sure you measured it correctly?
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