Multiple Sclerosis Community
shortness of breath, palpitations, rapid heart rate, weakness
About This Community:

Our Patient-to-Patient MS Forum is where you can communicate with other people who share your interest in Multiple Sclerosis. This forum is not monitored by medical professionals.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

shortness of breath, palpitations, rapid heart rate, weakness

I have shortness of breath often.  I feel like i have to yawn to get a full breath of air, and that doesn't always work.  I am dizzy, or lightheaded periodically through out the day.  Sometimes i do experience palpitations, but i usually experience a rapid heart beat, a pounding sensation.  Every once in a while, i feel weak.  My legs, and arms feel weak.

I know many of these symtoms (symptoms) are associated with anxiety, but I am afraid that I may have an actual problem.
Related Discussions
572651_tn?1333939396
Hi Jessie,
You may not realize that you have posted your question in the Multiple Sclerosis forum.  

My suggestion is that you be evaluated thoroughly by a cardiologist and make sure that their is no underlying  coronary problem. If that all checks out ok, go back to your doctor and discuss what else should be looked at.

Its frustrating to not feel well  - I hope you get some answers and some help.

Lulu
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Multiple Sclerosis Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Neurology Answerers
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
SarahL2491
Alagash, ME
667078_tn?1316004535
Blank
HVAC
Durham, NC
739070_tn?1338607002
Blank
rendean
GA
572651_tn?1333939396
Blank
Lulu54
Dayton, OH
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
essdipity
338416_tn?1420049302
Blank
jensequitur
Fort Worth, TX