Excessive Sweating And Pounding Heart (Pulse)

Reviewed on 10/24/2022

A pounding heart or sensation of racing heart can accompany exercise or physical activity, acute stress reactions, anxiety or panic attacks, as well as other conditions including abnormal heart rhythms like supraventricular tachycardia. Excessive sweating may accompany some of these conditions. If you are worried about these or any other symptoms, seek medical advice from a health care practitioner.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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