Rapid heart rate and unexplained pounding?

See your doctor. A rapid heart rate could be a sign of heart disease. See your doctor for a full work-up.

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Teenage girl: pounding heart/increased heart rate (for 2weeks) and unexplained nosebleed and easy bruising. Cause?

Bleeding & bruising . There are many things that might cause these symptoms; some are not a big deal but others are serious. When there is a tendency to bleeding and bruising, doctors will check the blood count including platelets, and clotting tests. Low red blood cells (anemia) may cause a rapid heart beat. A serious blood disorder could cause all of these. Get checked by a medical doctor as soon as possible. . Read more...

My heart rate rises during exercise and I feel light heated and sometimes can feel my heart pounding. I exercise very regularly, and I am 22 years old?

Rapid heart rate. Increase in your heart rate is normal during and for sometime after exercising. Feeling light headed is not normal. Stop and take rest when you feel light headed. Also blurry vision is one of the signs when you should stop exercising. Read more...
Not normal. At your young age you ought not to feel lightheaded when exercising to >85% MPR. Be sure you are well-hydrated before for sure, Having said that, if you feel lightheaded it might be because at high heart rates you go into an irregular rhythm (an arrhythmia) and so ineffective cardiac output so to speak. See your MD and consider a cardiology evaluation. Read more...

How can I lower my heart rate fast? It is like pounding.

Medicines. If your heart is pounding and you want to lower it fast, you need to, like, see your doctor! (he/she has medicines that can do the job easily - given intravenously, they can fix fast heart rates in minutes, if that's necessary. Read more...

Is a heart rate always high if your heart is pounding or can it happen when it's low to normal too?

Yes it can. Heavy pounding of the heart relates more to the force of contraction which is governed by the amount od catecholamines (adrenalin) as well as the volume of blood put out with contraction.. Often times this will lead to a faster heart rate but it doesn't have to. An example would be aortic regurgitation wherein the heart is heavily loaded (preload), from backward filling across aortic valve. Read more...
No. A sensation of your heart pounding can happen if your heart is beating more forcefully, or if you have a heightened awareness of your heart beat. This can happen regardless of the heart rate. Read more...