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I have noticed that I get short breath. My heart rate is 79-85 per minute when relaxing is it normal ?

Hi, I have noticed that i get short breath when I m in public and i feel I want to go alone and take some peace. In the past two years I feel my heart is hurting alot and then I went to the doctor to check up, then the doctor told me that I m fine . Please help me. My heart rate is 79-85 per minute when relaxing is it normal. Thank your respond.
Mon, 14 Dec 2009
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what it sounds like is that you are having anxiety or panic. those symptoms are totally normal for a anxiety/panic disorder. you may be short of breath or have a racing heart but those are common symptoms of anxiety. i have those symptoms all the time. it is very scary at times but it will pass. just go to a quiet place and try to relax. these things can come out of no where or can be brought on by certain triggers "public places or when you need to be alone"... many people have this disorder and dont even know it. go onto yahoo and type in "anxiety symptoms" and you can check it out and try and diagnose yourself. well, actually.. you should ask your doctor to do that but just ask her if this is something you might have. im almost positive it is what you have going on though. best of luck!!!
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