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Fast or shallow breathing and Feeling heart beat

Conditions

Fear of open spaces

Agoraphobia is a fear of being in situations where escape might be difficult, or help wouldn't be available if things go wrong.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Sweating
  • Fear of open spaces
  • Fear of leaving home
  • Avoiding people or social contact
  • Anxiety

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Fear of open spaces.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

SVT

Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is the name given to an abnormality of heart rhythm, characterised by a fast heartbeat.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Feeling heart beat
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Chest pain
  • Lightheaded or feeling dizzy
  • Shortness of breath

Our Health A-Z contains more information on SVT.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

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