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Dr. Sandor J. Kovacs, MD

Cardiologist

Dr. Sandor Kovacs is a cardiologist practicing in Saint Louis, MO. Dr. Kovacs specializes in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels and the cardiovascular system. These conditions include heart attacks, heart murmurs, coronary heart disease, and hypertension. Dr. Kovacs also practices preventative medicine, helping patients maintain a heart-healthy life.
Dr. Sandor J. Kovacs, MD
  • Saint Louis, MO
  • Accepting new patients

Increasing resting heart rate, what is it?

The range of causes is very wide starting with slight dehydration to anxiety to stress, to anemia, to endocrine issues (thyroid) to reconditioning to intrinsic heart issues (arrhythmia, READ MORE
The range of causes is very wide starting with slight dehydration to anxiety to stress, to anemia, to endocrine issues (thyroid) to reconditioning to intrinsic heart issues (arrhythmia, heart muscle function,...) allergy, metabolic issues etc.

To fully determine the cause, start with keeping a log of heart rate, time of day, blood pressure and circumstances (sitting, standing, having walks upstairs etc). Keep the log for at least 2 weeks and then present to your doctor for further options. Additional, objective tests need to be considered