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10 possible causes of "Fast heart rate, Shortness of..."
Symptoms:
  • Sting injury
  • Choking
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Vomiting
  • Bee sting
1. Anaphylaxis
For people with severe allergies, exposure to their allergen can result in a life-threatening reaction called anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction to venom, food, or medication. Most cases o...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Sleep paralysis
  • Choking
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Vomiting
  • Pain
2. Panic Disorder
Panic disorder occurs when you live in fear of having a panic attack. You are having a panic attack when you feel sudden, overwhelming terror that has no obvious cause. You may experience physical symptoms such as ...
Symptoms:
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Vomiting
  • Deep breathing
3. Caffeine Overdose
Caffeine overdose may occur when you ingest more than the recommended amount of caffeine, which is usually 200 to 300 mg per day. However, a safe amount of caffeine is different for everyone, as it depends on weight...
Symptoms:
  • Seizures
  • Increase in blood pressure
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Vomiting
  • Gasping for breath
4. Adrenergic Bronchodilators Overdose
An overdose happens when you take too much of a drug. Whether intentional or accidental, drug overdoses can be life threatening. Adrenergic bronchodilators overdose is when a person has taken too much of a certain typ...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Excessive sweating
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Vomiting
  • Cough
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:
  • Pain
  • Nausea
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Vomiting
  • Impaired judgement
6. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Carbon monoxide (CO) is a gas that is both odorless and colorless. It emanates from anything that produces combustion fumes. Common devices that produce these fumes include: heaters fireplaces car mufflers space heater...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Pain
  • Groin swelling
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Vomiting
  • Rapid breathing
7. Hernia
A hernia occurs when an organ pushes through an opening in the muscle or tissue that holds it in place. For example, the intestines may break through a weakened area in the abdominal wall. Hernias are most common in th...
Symptoms:
  • Vomiting
  • Poor balance
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Early awakening
  • Difficulty falling asleep
8. Acute Mountain Sickness
Hikers, skiers and adventurers who travel to high altitudes can sometimes develop acute mountain sickness, also referred to as altitude sickness or high altitude pulmonary edema. It typically occurs at about 8,000 fee...
Symptoms:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Heart rate altered
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Vomiting
  • Numbness of foot
9. Beriberi
Beriberi is a disease brought on by a Vitamin B-1 (thiamine) deficiency. There are two types of the disease: wet beriberi and dry beriberi . Wet beriberi can effect heart function and, in the most extreme cases, hear...
Symptoms:
  • Speech articulation problems
  • Nausea
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath
  • Vomiting
  • General weakness
10. Snake Bites
According to the Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State University, about 5,000 snake bite cases are reported every year in the U.S.

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