It is recommended that you consult a family physician (or cardiologist) in order to investigate more into this matter, in terms of the timing of onset and duration of the increased heart rate (aka tachycardia), any particular causing factors (be it stress, caffeine, certain drugs, a particular time of the day etc), any associations, any family history of cardiac problems (mainly, problems in the electrical circuitry of the heart)... You may want to check your hemoglobin (to look for anemia) and may require an electrocardiogram (ECG) to check on the heart rhythm (a normal heart rhythm is called a sinus rhythm and has specific patterns of the ECG tracing). Some physicians, in case the do not find anything on the regular ECG tracing, order a 24-hours Holter monitor to look for anything abnormal that might have been missed during the short period of the regular ECG.
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It is recommended that all individuals see a Family Doctor for a full medical examination annually. Adults should get their blood pressure checked (US Preventive Task Force), a flu vaccine (CDC) and more each year.