Episodes Of Not Breathing During Sleep And Palpitations (Fluttering In Chest)

Last Editorial Review: 2/19/2021

Palpitations can be related to panic and anxiety reactions as well as heart rhythm disturbances. Episodes of not breathing during sleep are a hallmark sign of sleep apnea. If you are experiencing these symptoms, discuss all your symptoms with your doctor to help determine the cause.

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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