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(Science: clinical sign) The excessive rapidity in the action of the heart, the term is usually applied to a heart rate above 100 per minute and may be qualified as atrial, junctional (nodal) or ventricular and as paroxysmal.

Origin: Gr. Kardia = heart

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Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Snydrome

How many people actually know what POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndreome) is?

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by rmorrison
Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Snydrome
Replies: 1
Views: 756

Hyperadrenergic POTS

... go, "POTS? What's POTS?" Let me explain. I have Hyperadrenergic POTS, so feel free to ask any questions. POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome) is when a person’s heart rate speeds up 30 beats per minute or more without much change in blood pressure on standing, people ...

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by rmorrison
Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:38 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hyperadrenergic POTS
Replies: 0
Views: 6045

Poisoned by antibiotics...can anyone help?

... or not you may have consumed any alcohol while taking these antibiotics, but Metronidazole in particular when combined with alcohol can cause tachycardia and shortness of breath--similar to the heart attack/panic attack feelings you may have experienced. Metronidazole also has a nasty reaction ...

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by ladykat324
Sun Aug 08, 2010 5:44 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Poisoned by antibiotics...can anyone help?
Replies: 23
Views: 90577

Antimuscarinic drugs

... drug to the fetus? Would the baby have significant dry mouth? (the last part was a joke, kind of.) "High therapeutic doses of atropine cause tachycardia in innervated and spontaneously beating hearts by blockade of vagal slowing" Q2. Does this mean it can increase the rate only, but ...

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by raneynickel
Thu Sep 24, 2009 6:50 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Antimuscarinic drugs
Replies: 3
Views: 5707

Re: Sugar Allergy

... with an anti-viral diet. I have had numerous health problems: those mentioned above as well as urinary tract infections, trouble passing urine, tachycardia (fast heartbeat), gas, coated tongue, lack of concentration, weight problems, sore throats, etc. I cannot eat any kind of refine carbohydrates ...

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by babbling1
Wed Jul 01, 2009 9:56 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sugar Allergy
Replies: 76
Views: 287695
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