Check Your Symptoms
If you answer yes to any of the following questions, click on the "Yes" in front of the question for information about how soon to see a health professional.
health risks that may increase the seriousness of your
If you have any of the following
symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.
- Chest pain: Go to the topic
- Irregular or rapid heartbeat:
Go to the topic
Change in Heartbeat.
- Wheezing or
difficulty breathing: Go to the topic
Respiratory Problems, Age 12 and Older.
recent head injury: Go to the topic
Head Injury, Age 4 and Older.
Are you unable to control your symptoms of hyperventilation?
Have you been diagnosed with hyperventilation and your symptoms frequently interfere with your daily activities?
Have you recently had one or more episodes of hyperventilation symptoms?
Do you have any of the following symptoms?
- Dizziness: Go to the topic
Dizziness: Lightheadedness and Vertigo.
- Feelings of anxiety: Go to the topic
If a visit to a health professional is not needed immediately, see the Home Treatment section for self-care information.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
September 19, 2012
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