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Tachycardia is an unusually rapid heart rate, which is typically defined as over 100 beats per minute when at rest.[1][2]

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Symptom recognition[edit | edit source]

Tachycardia is a recognized symptom of myalgic encephalomyelitis in the International Consensus Criteria.[3]

Tachycardia is also a symptom found in some people with Long COVID, and is listed as an optional symptom in the World Health Organization Long COVID diagnostic criteria.[4]

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Possible causes[edit | edit source]

Tachycardia has many different possible causes, including:

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Tachycardia - Symptoms and causes". Mayo Clinic. Retrieved January 3, 2022.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "What are the types of tachycardia?". WebMD. Retrieved January 3, 2022.
  3. Carruthers, BM; van de Sande, MI; De Meirleir, KL; Klimas, NG; Broderick, G; Mitchell, T; Staines, D; Powles, ACP; Speight, N; Vallings, R; Bateman, L; Bell, DS; Carlo-Stella, N; Chia, J; Darragh, A; Gerken, A; Jo, D; Lewis, DP; Light, AR; Light, KC; Marshall-Gradisnik, S; McLaren-Howard, J; Mena, I; Miwa, K; Murovska, M; Stevens, SR (2012), Myalgic encephalomyelitis: Adult & Paediatric: International Consensus Primer for Medical Practitioners (PDF), ISBN 978-0-9739335-3-6
  4. Soriano, Joan B.; Allan, Maya; Alsokhn, Carine; Alwan, Nisreen A.; Askie, Lisa; Davis, Hannah E.; Diaz, Janet V.; Dua, Tarun; de Groote, Wouter; Jakob, Robert; Lado, Marta; Marshall, John; Murthy, Srin; Preller, Jacobus; Relan, Pryanka; Schiess, Nicoline; Seahwag, Archana (October 6, 2021), A clinical case definition of post COVID-19 condition by a Delphi consensus, World Health Organization (WHO) clinical case definition working group on post COVID-19 condition, World Health Organization