120 BPM RESTING HR - Lost 10 kgs over 2 months - MILD TREMORS

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28 year old male

Don't drink - Don't Smoke

UK national working and living in Brazil

Works average 9 hours a day 6 days a week

Healthy Diet - Gym 2-3 times a week

Problems:

Fast heart rate at rest, typically 110 BPM to 125 BPM

Blood pressure normal

Blood tests normal

I lost 22% (16kgs) of my body weight over a 4 month period

Managed to put 4 kgs back over 3 months on but now maintaining despite high calorie diet and consistent gym sessions 3-4 times a week

All the time i have thirst and need to urinate frequently

I feel like i'm slightly out of breath and need to always breath deeply

Mild Tremors, if i lift my heel for more than 30 seconds whilst sitting down my leg trebles uncontrollably, feel as though the tremors are getting very slowly progressively worse.

I have taken an ECG test and had no feedback on results

Otherwise health is good, strong immune system and no impotence.

I had a 2 and a half week holiday but no difference in conditionFile size is too big

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    Hi alot of your symptoms point to thyroid. Have you had it checked. Does your heart rate come down at all and what about when you exercise. I would talk to your doctor about having blood drawn for thyroid and a scan please let me know how you make put

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      HI Renee,

      Thank you very much for your prompt reply.

      No checks on thyriod. i will investigate with my doctor, thanks for that advice.

      My typical daily heart rate fluctuations:

      7:30 Awake to go to work: 130 BPM

      9:30 After coffee and stress at work: 110 BPM

      13:30 After lunch: 130 BPM

      17:30 Ready to finish work: 110 BPM

      19:00 Weight lifting and intense excercise: MAX 160 BPM

      21:00 Before evening meal: 120 BPM

      23:00 After meal and relaxing before sleep: 130 BPM

      Sleeping is very easy and i have no anxiety.

      no swelling in my neck.

      Thank you and best regards

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      Do you know how long it's been at this level? It does seem like you may have a thyroid issue. Not necessarily does your neck have to be enlarged. My sister has a hyperthyroidism. So sometimes her heart rate is fast. I have A nod tachycardia which means at times my heart rate increases also something you can talk to your doc about. I'm curious when you had your ekgs done was your bpm high over 100? The only thing that makes me think it's a thyroid issue is from all your symptoms combined.

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      Hi Renee,

      I will be going to the doctor today to analyse my Thyroid level.

      To be honest with you i remember a time 6 years ago when i measured my heart rate it was much higher than my friends. I'm only looking into now as i have only in the last 4 months had the shaking and weight loss.

      When i had my EKG done it was 2 months ago and my heart rate was ironically lower 105-110 when visiting the hospital.

      What kind of treatment did your sister have? Hope you are both better now.

      I will post my results on this forum today.

      Once again thank you very much and have a good weekend.

      Jack

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      Hey Jack glad to hear your going to get test done today. The treatment for my sister was basically just medication. And she changed her diet she only eats clean hardly no meat lots of fruit. We are good. And I think you will be to.

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      HI Rene.

      Update.

      EKG and ultrasound confirmed my heart is healthy.

      130 BPM with tachycardia but no Arrhythmia.

      Ultrasound showed hetrogenous thyroid.

      Blood test tomorrow.

      Now on beta blocker (atenolol) 50mg per day - very quickly helped bring my HR to 95 BPM (first time in months!)

      Looks like we are getting sonewhere now.

      Thank you very much

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      you are very welcome!!! I knew it was thyroid lol. I'm glad your getting help now. Sometimes beta blockers take time but they can help. please let me no how you make out with your blood work!! do glad your heart is fine and finally not racing!!

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      Good Day Renee,

      RE Blood test results:

      TSH = less than .01 miU/ml

      FT4 = 2.77 ng/dl

      Looks like Hyperthyroidism...... You were right all along, probably i wouldn't of pushed

      Also my liver is not looking to good with high Bilirubin levels

      Bilirubin total: 1,500 mg/dL

      Bilirubin Direct: .600 mg/dL

      Bilirubin Indirect: .900 mg/dL

      This is strange as i never drink Alcohol

      Going to go to an Endocrinologist

      Thank you and best regards

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      I am so glad that you had the test done! I know those symptoms. The meds will definitely help you tremendously and your heart rate will come done!! I'm not sure what's going on with your liver so please keep me posted about that. Are you having bowel issues? Are you taking to much of a certain vitamin?? Hmm. Well get that figured out next. .Yayy I'm happy that you will be able to get some reliefe and that I was able to help...xoxo

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