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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Panic attack heart beat

my son age 8 has been complaining of rapid heartbeating recently,after a few minutes of relaxing it slows down,but it scares the heck out of him and me and my husband as well,iam thinking of taking him to the doctors today to get looked at,i heard this could be a panic type thing as well,it doesnt happen all the time just once in awhile and so far in his life only 3 times maybe
Wed, 16 May 2012
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History of episodes of palpitations is good observation .
Plan for management in such case should include

1Clinical examination and consultation with cardiologist
2Basic tests like ECG , X ray Chest and 2D Echo cardiography will also help . These are OPD based investigations and require very less time also .
3Further course of treatment depends upon the basic screening investigations .

Hope this updates will help you in relieving anxiety
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See that panic attack is related with emotional stress.he need psycological counselling and few homoeopathic doses.
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