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7 possible causes of "Fluttering heart, Anxiety, Sh..."
Symptoms:
  • Sleep paralysis
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Fluttering heart
  • Anxiety
  • Shortness of breath
  • Choking
1. 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:
  • Impatient
  • Headache
  • Fluttering heart
  • Anxiety
  • Shortness of breath
  • Teeth grinding
2. Generalized Anxiety Disorder
People who suffer from generalized anxiety disorder, or GAD, worry uncontrollably about common occurrences and situations. The condition may also be called chronic anxiety neurosis.GAD is different than normal feeling...
Symptoms:
  • Heart murmurs
  • Excessive yawning
  • Fluttering heart
  • Anxiety
  • Shortness of breath
  • Lightheadedness
3. Heart Attack Overview
In the movies, heart attacks are always very obvious. In reality, heart attacks aren't always so sudden or dramatic. Read our brief overview for information about heart attacks.
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Tingling
  • Fidgeting
  • Fluttering heart
  • Anxiety
  • Shortness of breath
  • General weakness
4. Hyperventilation
Hyperventilation is a condition in which you suddenly start to breathe very quickly. Healthy breathing occurs with a healthy balance between breathing in oxygen and breathing out carbon dioxide. While hyperventilating...
Symptoms:
  • Peripheral cyanosis
  • Low blood pressure
  • Fluttering heart
  • Anxiety
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pleuritic chest pain
5. Pulmonary Embolism
A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that affects the lungs. Typically, a blood clot travels from another area in the body before becoming lodged in one of the arteries that supply blood to the lungs. A pulmonar...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Low blood pressure
  • Jugular venous engorgement
  • Fluttering heart
  • Anxiety
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain
6. The Catastrophy of Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiac tamponade is a condition where the sac that encases your heart fills with fluid and then puts pressure on your heart. This undue pressure keeps the heart from filling with blood properly. When this happens, th...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Lightheadedness
  • Fatigue
  • Fluttering heart
  • Anxiety
  • Shortness of breath
  • Dizziness
7. Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (PSVT)
Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) is a faster-than-normal heart rate. The term paroxysmal means that it only happens from time to time. In the case of PSVT, the rapid heart rate can last from a few minute...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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