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Anginaa type of chest pain caused by reduced blood flow to the heart
Apneatemporary cessation of breathing, especially during sleep
Asphyxiaa condition arising when the body is deprived of oxygen, causing unconsciousness or death; suffocation
Hemoptysisthe coughing up of blood or blood-stained mucus from the bronchi, larynx, trachea, or lungs
Hypocapniausually results from deep or rapid breathing, known as hyperventilation
Orthopnea shortness of breath (dyspnea) that occurs when lying flat, causing the person to have to sleep propped up in bed or sitting in a chair
Palpitationsmake you feel like your heart is beating too hard or too fast, skipping a beat, or fluttering
Syncope temporary loss of consciousness usually related to insufficient blood flow to the brain. It's also called fainting or "passing out." It most often occurs when blood pressure is too low (hypotension) and the heart doesn't pump enough oxygen to the brain
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