Palpitations (Fluttering In Chest), Rapid Heart Rate (Pulse) And Tightness

Last Editorial Review: 8/31/2020

These symptoms can result from a number of different conditions including acute stress or panic attack, supraventricular tachycardia, or atrial fibrillation. If these symptoms are associated with chest pain or pressure, they may signal a medical emergency. Keep a record of your symptoms, and if you are concerned about your symptoms, seek the advice of your doctor.

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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