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When I exercise, my body moves with each heart beat. Is this some sort of disorder?

AR. Very severe aortic regurgitation can make people rock their head with each heart beat. Other than that, it's likely coincidence. (coincidences are common - when I read echoes (recorded hours earlier) and play rock music, I often note the heart is beating in time with the music). Read more...

Woke up to rapid, no rhythm, heart beat. Just wildly beating. My body got hot and stiff as it happened. It went away after a few seconds.

Tachycardia. There are numerous causes of tachycardia, and when it is too rapid to count and stops abruptly, it suggests an arrthymia caused by abnormal electrical impulses in the heart and should be checked out by your doctor. A brief episode of rapid pulse followed by gradual slowing over a few minutes can be related to an adrenaline response such as fright or panic. This reference may help:http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tachycardia/basics/definition/con-20043012. Read more...

How long do I have to be before I can hear my babys heart beat?

Around 10 weeks. Around 10 weeks gestation, the fetus' heart is big enough to be able to hear it using a doppler ultrasound. Read more...
Fetal heart. It all depends on the instrument that you are using. A good transvaginal ultrasound will pick it up early in the first trimester. If the machine is capable of audio translation, you can hear it and document it at the same time. Read more...
Sono 6 weeks. Most current transvaginal ultrasound machines can detect a fetal heart beat at 6 weeks. While most portable dopplers will be able to pick up the fetal heartbeat at about nine to ten weeks. However for some patients, it can twelve weeks or later before the fetal heartbeat can be detected reliably. With a stethoscope, the fetal heartbeat may not be heard until after 18 weeks gestation. Read more...

How long could your heart beat at around 150 BPM before it sustains damage?

Depends. For your age of 21, maximum heart rate is upto 199 beats per minutes. It is not unusual to have your heart rate at 150 beats per minute if you are excited, anxious, exercising , have fever or severely dehydrated. If your heart rate goes up slowly and comes down slowly, it is normal. Abrupt rise in heart rate to 150 and abrupt drop may indicate abnormal rhythm and needs evaluation with monitoring. Read more...
Depends. fast heart rates can cause weak hearts known as tachycardia induced cardiomyopathy. It can occur in as little as 3 mos . It varies from person to person as well as the underlying cause of the fast rate. Read more...