Hello, I'm 38 yo, relatively healthy female. I exercise routinely, and generally take good care of my health. I've been having some issues w/ episodes of weakness, possible after eating. I'm going to see my MD for some tests including a Holter. My questions is: I typically have HR in 70s throughout the day, 60 at rest. But now, I seem to be at 80 at rest and go right up to 100 just w/ standing. Any ideas what could cause this?? My BP doesn't change.
Thanks for your help!
If your heart rate is increasing 20 beats or more when standing then you are probably dehydrated. Consider trying to take in more fluid and see if that helps. It may also be reasonable to check a thyroid study. I would start there. Good luck
Copyright 1994-2018MedHelp.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Vitals Consumer Services, LLC.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.