Palpitations (Fluttering In Chest) And Wheezing

Last Editorial Review: 12/1/2020

Palpitations or a feeling of fluttering in the chest can occur with heart rhythm disorders as well as excessive caffeine use and panic or anxiety reactions. Wheezing is a typical sign of an asthma attack, which can also be linked to anxiety and panic reactions. Seek immediate medical attention if you are having trouble breathing, and contact your doctor any time you are experiencing worrisome symptoms.

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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