What would cause me to have heart pounding and fluttering accompanied by a cough that comes in spells of about 30-45 minutes?

Irregular heart beat. You most likely have irregular heart beat, called atrial fibrillation. You need to see your primary care doctor or cardiologist and have holter monitor placed on to check your heart rhythm . Also get your thyroid functions checked. .

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