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Frequent anxiety attacks, chances of cardiac arrest - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   I have a question about anxiety attacks
User :   I think I am having them, because they come and go, but I always fear the worst and think it is a heart attack
Doctor :   ya sure go ahead
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   since when you are having this?
User :   The pains in the left chest area have been happeneing for probably 4 months now
Doctor :   your age and occupation?
Doctor :   are you on treatment for anxiety?
Doctor :   do you smoke?
User :   I went to a cardiologist and they didan echo cardiogram and said my heart is fine, but i continue to have pains in my chest and arm
User :   23 in school
User :   no and no
Doctor :   Cardiac problems are rare in your age
User :   are anxiety attack symptoms similar to heart attack stuff?
Doctor :   unless its heriditary
Doctor :   we can evaluate the case and find out the probable causes
Doctor :   not exactly
Doctor :   when does the pain increase?

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