Higher heart rate when sick?

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  1. KenBGlock19

    KenBGlock19 SEMPER PARATUS

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    I got the flu BAD last night, and am recovering today. The only thing I've had to eat is some crackers and Lemon-Lime Gatorade. My heart is racing right now..about 96 bpm...is it normal for the heart rate to go that high when you're sick?

    I'm slightly overweight (5'11", 240lbs), but otherwise, I'm pretty healthy. Minus the flu, obviously.

    I know we aren't doctors on here, but I'd sure like some input. Getting a bit concerned.
     
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    NorthCarolinaLiberty MentalDefective

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    How much gatorade did you drink? You know it's full of refined sugar and athletes drink it for a burst.
     

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    Increased heart rate is absolutely normal when sick, especially with fever.
     
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    tbhracing Senior Member

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    OP- I havent been sick in awhile, but the same happens to me.

    But then again, I like to look at the pron when I am sick too. :whistling:
     
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    I love you to death boss, but 240lbs on a 5' 11" frame aint "slightly overweight"! :tongueout: :supergrin::tongueout:



    NYC Drew
    5' 1", 210lbs of pure lean 2BB muscles!
     
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    About 16oz. Just trying to restore some electrolytes. Switching to water sooner than later.
     
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    Ya, I figured 90% of the GNG brain trust wouldn't pick up on it :whistling:


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    I'm afraid to ask about "2BB"...:outtahere: