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Increased heartbeat, burpings, feet sweating. Cardiac problems not present. Whats the reason?

Hi Doctor, I have a serious problem. Before six six months on a night my heart beat increased suddenly. So i rushed to the nearest hospital. They checked my ECG and said it is OK. To rule out any Cardic problem I have gone through 2D and Treadmill test. Even they are normal. From that day onwards I keep on getting Burpings every time through out the day. A month back I saw a Gastroenterologist . He saw ahd heard my symptoms ( Get Burpings throughout the day, No pain or Burning in the Stomach, Free Stool , Suddenly heart beat goes up). he said I am being nervous and sawlllowing air. Now there days my heart beat goes up suddenly and my feet get sweat suddenly. No strong pain or congestion in heart.
Asked On : Fri, 2 Nov 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello rajesh.bodi,

I am Dr Sourav Chakraborty and i will be helping you with your query.

I would have liked a more elaborate history of your symtoms as this is not adequate to come to a significant conclusion how ever i do believe from the restricted history and ECG and Echocardiography report that you are suffering from anxiety disodrer , the exact cause of it is not clear from your history.

Also you have not revealed your age as this is important hint in diagnosis for you. However i do request you to get a holter study done for you just to rule out any paraoxysmal cardiac arrythmia for you.

I need to know your working habits , whether you are under a stressful period having any emotional liability because they can contribute to your symptoms

Treatment for anxiety disorder is both combination of medicine and cognitive-behavioral therapy

Medications are an integral part of treatment and should stop taking them without talking with your physician's advice . Following medications are used frequently

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors , Serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors

Antidepressants , antiseizure is also used for extreme cases.

Benzodiazepines such as alprazolam , clonazepam and lorazepam are used on short-term basis as an adjuvant. How ever please do keep in mind long-term use can lead to dependence on these drugs.

Cognitive-behavioral therapy helps you understand your behaviors and how to gain control of them. You will have multiple visits over a number of weeks as per your attending doctor . During therapy you will learn how to:

Understand and gain control of your stressful life or your emotional liabilities

Recognize and replace panic-causing thoughts

Manage stress and relax when symptoms occur.

Avoid thinking that minor worries will develop into very bad problems

Avoiding caffeine, smoking and other addictions may help reduce symptoms.

A healthy lifestyle that includes exercise, enough rest, and good nutrition can help reduce the impact of anxiety so please start practising if you have not started yet.

Please do visit your physician for further information regarding your symptoms.

Hope i have been able to help you . Take care
Answered: Sun, 4 Nov 2012
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  User's Response
your condition look like anxiety neurosis or may be panic attack these condition can mimic the heart related condition mention your age ???
Answered: Sun, 4 Nov 2012
General & Family Physician Dr. Pradipta Ghosh's  Response
hi.i have gone through your problems.your cardiac tests are normal.but your symptoms say that you are suffering from do yoga,meditation,exercise regularly.take light meal at dinner.dont be tensed.inform me about your health regularly.bye.take care
Answered: Wed, 7 Nov 2012
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Homeopath Dr. H. Inam Rabbani's  Response
First of all please stop too much worrying about your problem and remain calm. As you know that there is no heart problem. I think your problem is associated with Digestive system. Consult a good Homeopath and he/she will give you medicine appropriate and according to your all symptoms.
Again my advice for you is that please Do not be nervous and be patient, it is very necessary for becoming healthy .
Wish you good luck
Answered: Sun, 4 Nov 2012
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