Excessive Sweating And Rapid Heart Rate (Pulse)

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

A panic attack may make you break out in a sweat and make your heart race. Too much caffeine can have the same results. But other things can cause these same symptoms including a blood sugar that drops too low or an overactive thyroid gland. Unless you have been diagnosed with a panic disorder or a generalized anxiety disorder and have had these symptoms checked out, then you should call your doctor now to see what could be causing your heart to race.

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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