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Relief measures for anxiety causing heart palpitations and profuse sweating - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Dr XXXhere
User :   i feel like my heart is beating too fast or my i have a heart beat in stomach sometimes after eating
User :   XXX here
Doctor :   ok, XXX
Doctor :   Is there burning sensation in the chest ?
User :   what could it be?
User :   no
Doctor :   Its called palpitation
Doctor :   are you stressed out ?
User :   i just feel like my heart is beating fast or like something is beating in my stomach
User :   ya i have anxiety for past few months
User :   it's nothing serious right?
Doctor :   Are you on any medication for the anxiety ?
User :   no
Doctor :   no not serious the anxiety would be the cause
User :   my insurance starts in january so havent got it checked yet
User :   maybe you can tell me if all this is anxiety
Doctor :   get an ECG done for the safer side
User :   i did 3 years ago and it was fine and i;m only 20
Doctor :   yes, anxiety do present with palpitations
Doctor :   ok, good then
User :   do you have 2 mins where i can tell you the whole cause and you can tell me if it's all anixety
Doctor :   practice mind calming exercises it will help
Doctor :   please proceed fast
User :   well 2 months ago i was getting my eyebrow done and i fainted due to a cut and seeing blood i got scared
Doctor :   30 sec left
Doctor :   ok,
User :   and after that i used to feel my heart is racing and hands and feet use to sweat at times and i use to get nervous
Doctor :   yes, its anxiety
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