Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Palpitations and Rapid Breathing 100 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 100 conditions that can cause Palpitations and Rapid Breathing.

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There are 4 common conditions that can cause Palpitations and Rapid Breathing.
  1. Anxiety Disorder
  2. Hypertension
  3. Iron Deficient Anemia
  4. Vaginal Bleeding after Delivery
There are 20 somewhat common conditions that can cause Palpitations and Rapid Breathing.
  1. Acute Coronary Syndrome
  2. Anemia
  3. Angina
  4. Atypical Angina
  5. Congestive Heart Failure
  6. Coronary Artery Disease
  7. Drug Side Effect
  8. Drug Toxicity
  9. Endemic Goiter
  10. Grave's Disease
  11. Heart Attack
  12. Heart Murmurs
  13. Hyperthyroidism
  14. Hypoglycemia
  15. Insulin Reaction
  16. Panic Attacks
  17. Phobias
  18. Premature Ventricular Contractions
  19. Vaginal Bleeding after Hysterectomy
  20. Ventricular Arrhythmia
There are 28 uncommon conditions that can cause Palpitations and Rapid Breathing.
  1. Acrophobia
  2. Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
  3. Aortic Stenosis
  4. Arrhythmia
  5. Atrial Flutter
  6. Autonomic Neuropathy
  7. Cardiac Syndrome X
  8. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  9. Digoxin Toxicity
  10. Drug Withdrawal
  11. Electrical Injury
  12. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
  13. Heart Block
  14. Holiday Heart Syndrome
  15. Hypertensive Cardiomyopathy
  16. Hypotension
  17. Hypothyroidism
  18. Left Bundle Branch Block
  19. Megaloblastic Anemia
  20. Mitral Regurgitation
  21. Pernicious Anemia
  22. Right Bundle Branch Block
  23. Sickle Cell Anemia
  24. Social Phobia
  25. Theophylline Toxicity
  26. Third Degree Heart Block
  27. Thyroiditis
  28. Valvular Heart Disease
There are 48 rare conditions that can cause Palpitations and Rapid Breathing.
  1. Acquired Aplastic Anemia
  2. Amyloidosis
  3. Atrial Myxoma
  4. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  5. Chagas Disease
  6. Cor Pulmonale
  7. Cyanide Poisoning
  8. De Quervain's Thyroiditis
  9. Dermatomyositis
  10. Endomyocardial Eosinophilic Fibrosis
  11. Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  12. Friedreich's Ataxia
  13. Ganglioneuroma
  14. Gardner's Syndrome
  15. Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency
  16. Hemochromatosis
  17. Hemolytic Anemia
  18. Hookworm Infection
  19. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  20. Insecticide Inhalation
  21. Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  22. Lown Ganong Levine Syndrome
  23. Lymphocytic Thyroiditis
  24. Malignant Hypertension
  25. Mitral Stenosis
  26. Myocardial Contusion
  27. Myocarditis
  28. Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  29. Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  30. Pericardial Tamponade
  31. Postpartum Cardiomyopathy
  32. Prinzmetal's Angina
  33. Pulmonary Embolism
  34. Pulmonary Hypertension
  35. Renal Tubular Acidosis
  36. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  37. Rheumatic Fever
  38. Schistosomiasis
  39. Scorpion Stings
  40. Second Degree Heart Block
  41. Sick Sinus Syndrome
  42. Spherocytosis
  43. Tricuspid Insufficiency
  44. Typhus
  45. Ventricular Aneurysm
  46. Ventricular Septal Defect
  47. Ventricular Tachycardia
  48. Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome

Last Updated: Dec 22, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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