Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
Resting heart rate or 112
Is a resting heart rate of 112 cause for concern. I have trouble breathing and feel a bit dizzy sometimes. My chest feels heavy. I tried some mild cardio and my heart rate jumped up to 165.
I have been to see my family doctor and he is sending me to a cardiologist but it might take a couple months to get in. Should I be concerned?
Cancel
1 Answers
Page 1 of 1
144586 tn?1284669764
There are "missing pieces".

The most common cause of mild tachcardia is dehydration, the second is anemia, generally secondary to a lowered hematcrit. Is the tachyacrdia compensatory or of unknown etiology?

Is there lung disease? If COPD is present or asthma, a rate of 112 might be compensatory.

First step should have been an evaluation of erythrocytes, not a trip to the cardiologist.

(1) What is your hematocrit?
(2) What are your othostatic vital signs?
(3) Has your doctor taken arterial blood gases? If so what were the readings?

If your doctor has not ordered a hematcrit, ABG's and not taken orthostatic vital signs find another family doctor.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Do you know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Answer
Post Answer
A
A
Top Heart Disease Answerers
159619 tn?1318997813
Blank
Salt Lake City, UT
11548417 tn?1440481484
Blank
Netherlands
144586 tn?1284669764
Blank
Avatar universal
Blank
Avatar universal
Blank
Ireland
Blank
BloodPressure Tracker
Monitor Your Blood Pressure
Start Tracking Now
Blank
HeartRhythm Tracker
Track your Heart Condition
Start Tracking Now
Recent Activity
Avatar universal
Blank
tacolino is ... Comment
19 hrs ago
Avatar universal
Blank
Ash1057 is ... Comment
Sep 25
4522800 tn?1470329434
Blank
VICourageous commented on dominosarah's status
Sep 25
Heart Disease Community Resources