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14 possible causes of "Palpitations, Dizziness, Shor..."
Symptoms:
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Palpitations
  • Dizziness
  • Fainting
  • Slow heart rate
1. Abnormal Heart Rhythms
Have you ever felt your heart skip a beat? If you're not a character in a romance novel, that may mean you have an abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia). Within the heart is a complex system of valves, nodes, an...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • General weakness
  • Fidgeting
  • Palpitations
  • Dizziness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Abdominal distension, gaseous
2. 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:
  • Sleep paralysis
  • Flushing
  • Palpitations
  • Dizziness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fainting
3. 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:
  • Blood in urine
  • Headache
  • Palpitations
  • Dizziness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
4. 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:
  • Low blood pressure
  • Lightheadedness
  • Palpitations
  • Dizziness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fainting
5. Ventricular Tachycardia
Ventricular tachycardia (VT) is a very fast heartbeat caused by a malfunction in one of the heart's ventricles. It is a pulse of more than 100 beats per minute with at least three irregular heartbeats in a row. VT ca...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Lightheadedness
  • Fatigue
  • Palpitations
  • Dizziness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fainting
6. 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.
Symptoms:
  • General weakness
  • Palpitations
  • Dizziness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest tightness
  • Anxiety
7. Atrial Flutter
Atrial flutter (AFL) is a type of abnormal heart rate, or arrhythmia. It occurs when the upper chambers of your heart (the atria) beat too fast. When the top of your heart (atria) beats faster than the botto...
Symptoms:
  • Bounding pulse
  • Tired
  • Palpitations
  • Dizziness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue
8. 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:
  • Shortness of breath
  • Palpitations
  • Dizziness
  • Chest pain
9. Heart Murmurs and Other Sounds
During a regular medical checkup, your doctor will use a stethoscope to listen to your heartbeat to determine whether your heart is beating properly and has a normal rhythm. This gives the doctor information concernin...
Symptoms:
  • Pain
  • Fainting
  • Palpitations
  • Dizziness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
10. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a condition where your heart muscle, or myocardium, becomes thicker than normal. This interferes with your heart's ability to pump blood.In most cases, HCM doesn't cause an...

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Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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