A 40-year-old female asked:
Can a heart problem cause severe weakness and dizziness? i have had chest pain and fluttering that lasts 2 to 3 mins then the weakness starts..
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 20 years experience
Absolutely: This can be a problem with the rhythm of the heart's beating. If your heart isn't working properly, your body & brain won't get the oxygen and nutrients needed to function properly. You should report to your primary care provider or cardiologist for an examination and/or testing.
2.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Yes: Yes. See MD or go to ER for exam. Can result in fatal arrhythmia.
2.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 27, 2018
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.