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Q: Normal Blood Pressure; High Pulse Rate

My wife is 62, and for several weeks has been experiencing high pulse rate (resting - 105 & higher), but her blood pressure is fine.  She has had blood tests and an ultrasound (for thyroid); all were normal.

 

Could there be some other problem?

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Lisa Nelson, Health Pro
9/23/09 7:14pm

Hi Don,

 

Here is a link to information on tachycardia (fast heart rate) - http://www.healthcentral.com/encyclopedia/408/729.html.

 

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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