Asthma or Heart disease


Q: My heart is beating loud and fast sometimes and I have a chest tightness, am I having an asthma or a heart disease?

Symptoms:  I never had an asthma before although my mother has. Now, I have chest tightness and I feel like my heart is acting weird... I mean when I lie down I can feel my heart beating loudly sometimes... when Im sitting I feel like my hear is beating up to my throat, I mean I can feel my hear beating in the lower part of my throat, it feels like im being suffocated..

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