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Pneumonia, cough, wheezing, tingling in chest, arms. Due to anxiety or heart condition?

I have had pneumonia for 8 days. cough better and wheezing better. However I get this tingling feeling in my chest and arms. My heartrate around 78 and reg resp 16. MY usual heartrate is 60-80. I question if anxiety is playing a part of this or if its just weakness. When does cardiac become a concern? Is ativan appropriate to try.
Asked On : Fri, 25 Jan 2013
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I correlate your symptom with pneumonia. Heart rate of 60-80 is normal. If you think that anxiety is the culprit, then find out what is the reason for anxiety. If you are stressed in life then you may have anxiety attacks.
Tablet ativan can be tried, but better after consulting treating physician.
Now that your pneumonia has subsided, your symptoms should improve.
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