I seem to develop postprandial tachycardia. It particulary seems to happen if I eat a lot of simple carbs. Today my rate reached 175. I get short of breath. It seems to happen about 1/2 hour to 45 minutes after eating and lasts 15-30 minutes. The rate then slowly decreases back to 90-110's. I work in a cardiology office and the I caught this on a monitor today and it almost looks like 2:1 flutter in some of the strips with some of the p waves burried. Any thoughts? Valsalva does not decrease the rate.
Well, what does the "cardiology office" think? Best thing I can come up with at this level of information is limit carbohydrates - yes I know it is hard, I love them too, almost as much as chocolate which I also have to avoid because of the caffeine, not to mention calories (never mention calories : >) )
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