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8 possible causes of "Breathless - lying flat, Ches..."
Symptoms:
  • Fatigue
  • Breathless - lying flat
  • Chest pain
  • Palpitations
  • Confusion
  • Bounding pulse
1. Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter
Atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter are irregular heart rhythms that occur when the upper chambers of your heart (the atria) beat too fast.Atrial fibrillation can be sustained or can occur in bursts. It creates a...
Symptoms:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Breathless - lying flat
  • Chest pain
  • Fatigue
  • Palpitations
  • Headache
2. High Blood Pressure Overview
Hypertension, or high blood pressure (HBP), increases the risk of heart attack, stroke & other health problems. Learn HBP symptoms & get treatment under an MD's care.
Symptoms:
  • Fainting
  • Breathless - lying flat
  • Chest pain
  • Fatigue
  • Palpitations
  • Heart rate altered
3. Myocarditis
Myocarditis is inflammation of the heart muscle. It is a rare condition that can be caused by any number of autoimmune diseases, viral, bacterial, or fungal infections, or parasites. When you have an infection or a...
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Breathless - lying flat
  • Chest pain
  • Fatigue
  • Palpitations
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
4. Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
Ischemic cardiomyopathy (IC) is a condition that occurs when the heart muscle is weakened. In this condition, the left ventricle, which is the main heart muscle, is usually enlarged and dilated. This condition can be ...
Symptoms:
  • Edema
  • Breathless - lying flat
  • Chest pain
  • Fatigue
  • Palpitations
  • General weakness
5. Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive heart disease refers to heart conditions caused by high blood pressure. It's not a single disease, but rather, a number of different heart disorders all caused by the same thing: the heart working unde...
Symptoms:
  • Palpitations
  • Breathless - lying flat
  • Chest pain
  • Fatigue
  • Coughing up blood
  • Paroxysmal dyspnea
6. Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
Peripartum cardiomyopathy is a rare type of heart failure that occurs during pregnancy or immediately after delivery. The damage weakens the heart muscle and causes the heart to become enlarged. As a result, the hear...
Symptoms:
  • Tired
  • Breathless - lying flat
  • Chest pain
  • Fatigue
  • Palpitations
  • Swollen ankle
7. Mitral Valve Stenosis
Your mitral valve is located on the left side of your heart, between two chambers, the atrium and the ventricle. Blood is pumped from the left atrium through the mitral valve and into the left ventricle on its way t...
Symptoms:
  • Heart murmurs
  • Breathless - lying flat
  • Chest pain
  • Fatigue
  • Palpitations
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
8. Mitral Valve Prolapse
Your mitral valve is located on the left side of your heart, between two chambers, the atrium and the ventricle. Blood is pumped from the left atrium through the mitral valve and into the left ventricle on its way t...

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