Discussions By Condition: Cardiovascular disease

Shortness of breath+heart palpitations

Posted In: Cardiovascular disease 0 Replies
  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • January 4, 2007
  • 11:24 PM

I have been having heart palpitations now for about 2 years...They can go away for 2 months, and then come back and happen more than 1 time per day. They seem to worsen in the winter ( cold weather maybe?). Lately, I have also had a cough that wouldn't go away.. It started as a cold and after about 2 weeks, i went into a doctor, and without doing any tests/xray, he said it was my sinuses (even though my nose wasn't plugged up at the time). He gave me antibiotics for 15 days (still on them, last dose tomorrow). I still have a cough, though it is better. And last, sometimes I will get this shortness of breath like I need to really take a big breath for no reason. I get this heavy feeling in my chest, (feels like someone is standing on my chest, only not as severe). Using an inhaler does help though. Not sure if these are all connected, but I thought I would ask anyway...

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