When your heart beats fast does that count as cardio exercise?

No. To get the benefits of exercise a person has to do the physical activity. Fear and anxiety can raise a person's heart rate, but they don't do anything to make the heart and muscles stronger.

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What does that mean when your heart beats fast, and your just laying there during sex?

Sexually aroused. A person's heart rate will go up when sexually aroused. Breathing rate also goes up even though physically you're not exerting yourself. Read more...

My heart beats fast --why?

LOTS of reasons. Tachycardia (fast heart beat) can be caused by stress, anemia, infection, fever, dehydration, medication, low blood sugar, hyperthyroidism and many many other causes. Some causes are problems with the heart, others cause your normal to beat too fast. Time to call your doctor and get checked out! Read more...

If my heart beats fast then what should I do?

Tachycardia. A fast heart beat can have numerous causes and etiologies. If it happens in a moment, and you can figure out why (stress, too much caffeine, got scared by something), then you can wait it out and see if it gets better. If it seems to happen for no reason, then an evaluation by a Cardiologist would be in order to determine etiology. . Read more...

What do it mean when your baby's heart beats fast.?

Depends on situation. A babies heart beat is generally going to be faster than an older kid or adult. Fetal heart rate commonly runs in the 130-160 range, a sleeping 1 month old @ 80-160 while active rate varies 85-205. Generally, a faster rate means baby is doing some extra metabolic work, brought on by growth, digestion, illness or many other triggers. Read more...

Why my heart beats fast? And weird like I'm scare, or nervous?

Anxiety. is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, chest pain, shortness of breath, nausea, palpitations, teeth clenching/grinding and headache. Read more...
Tachycardia. In general, I would normally tell a patient to see their doctor for those symptoms. Read more...