Shortness Of Breath, Nasal Congestion, Pain And Palpitations

Reviewed on 12/1/2020

Nasal congestion can be related to shortness of breath, but it is a true medical emergency if you are unable to breathe adequately. Palpitations or a racing heartbeat can be related to anxiety from the breathing problem or may be due to irregularities in heart rhythm. If these symptoms come on suddenly, seek immediate medical attention.

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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