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Strange palpitation and discomfort in left armm after taking recreational drugs - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i have been using different precsription aphetamines recreationally here and there for the past several days. i know this is bad and i have done it in the past but i have noticed lately i am experiencing strange palpatations in my heart and a slight discomfort in my left arm. i am a 20 year old female
Doctor :   ok
User :   what could this sensation be
Doctor :   Didi you stop taking amphetamines?
Doctor :   Are you still using them?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Amphetamines cause sympathetic activity
User :   meaning?
Doctor :   which makes you feels like racing sensation of heart
Doctor :   decrease your appetite
Doctor :   less sleep
Doctor :   more active
Doctor :   I strongly advise you to stop taking amphetamines ,

Doctor :   so that you can get rid of your symptoms
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