Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Palpitations (Fluttering In Chest) And Pounding Heart (Pulse)

Reviewed on 12/1/2020

Dizziness and lightheadedness can accompany many different kinds of illnesses. Palpitations or a sense of a pounding heart can result from stress or anxiety reactions as well as heart rhythm disturbances. Panic attacks and anxiety can sometimes cause physical symptoms. If you are worried about these or any symptoms, seek the advice of your physician.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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