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I woke up today and then after a few minutes my heart

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For Dr David : i woke up today and then after a few minutes my heart started racing again, and shortness of breath, whats going on with me??
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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago
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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

you are having anxiety and panic symptoms.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago

i can never control it, it just happens

Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

yes, anxiety disorder can do this.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago

my chest feels tight, and im out of breath

Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

these are common symptoms for excessive anxiety symptoms

you can take a valium to help decrease your anxiety symptoms.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago

i hope im not having heart problems!!

Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

you are not having a heart problem.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago

I am not sure if I have had this before or not

Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

yes, you have had these panic attack and anxiety symptoms before.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago

yeah but all day like this?

Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

sounds like your anxiety symptoms are severe at this point

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago

I just hope this isnt heart problems like my dad has!!

Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

no, you don't have a heart problem

but you have to quit smoking.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Why when i walk from one room in the house to the other my legs gets tired and my heart is racing??!
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

you are out of shape

you need to stop smoking and start to exercise again.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
What if this is heart problems or heart disease??!!
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

you are worried about heart disease because of your father.

you need to take care of yourself by not smoking and exercising .

that is the way to prevent heart disease.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Its been racing like this and i have had shortness of breath for days now and it was ten tines worse when i had gone into the hospital to pick up my dad from his procedure
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

this is from your anxiety disorder.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
What if this is something really bad, im just sitting here and my hearts racing and when i get up its like i get this rush sort of speak!!!
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

you are out of shape and you have bad anxiety symptoms. that is what is causing your symptoms.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
When i had gone to pick up my dad at the hospital, I was walking to where he was and my heart I remember was pounding and i was sweating, what if this is heart problems?
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

no, that is from excessive anxiety

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
But i have had this for a few days all day now, it just keeps coming all day!
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

you have bad anxiety symptoms

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I really hope this isnt heart problems, im afraid it is!!
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

you don't have heart problems.

stop smoking.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I hope this isnt hear problems!!
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

your anxiety keeps focusing on this

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Because my heart keeps racing
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

you need to take your valium and zoloft

and try not to worry

you should stop smoking as well.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Is there anything you can tell me to assure me this isnt heart problems??
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

not with your severe anxiety disorder. you will continue to worry, no matter what I say.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Can you just tell me??
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

you don't have heart problems.

but you have to exercise and stop smoking.

you have severe anxiety symptoms making your heart race.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I had upped my dose of the zoloft back up to the 150mg like a month ago and the last few days my hearts been racing and it has been racing all day!!
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

you should ask your doctor to check your thyroid hormone levels

and you may benefit from a beta blocker to slow down your facing heart from your anxiety symptoms

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Whats beta blockers?
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

beta blockers are blood pressure medications which can help slow down a fast beating heart from excessive anxiety symptoms

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I was taking propanol a while back, is that what you mean?
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

yes, propranolol is a beta blocker.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
That is something my pschyiatrist had given me a while back
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

yes, ask your psychiatrist again for this propranolol to help your fast heart rate

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
It feels like its pounding, what if this is heart problems???
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

you don't have heart problems

pounding heart is not from heart problems

it is from your anxiety

ask your doctor for propranolol to help your symptoms

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
What about my chest feeling tight??!!
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

that is from severe anxiety symptoms as well.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I just walked like 50 feet and sat back down and im so out of breath, I dont remember having this before!!
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

your anxiety symptoms are bad.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I just talked to a customer of mine and she told me she has a friend who is my age that started feeling really tired and went to the doctor and just had bypass surgery, what if this is happening to me?!!!!!
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

go see your doctor.

I bet you don't need bipass surgery.

work on quitting smoking.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Do you think I have to see my doctor?
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 year ago

you should see a doctor for treatment of your anxiety symptoms and to help you stop smoking.

and to get you on an exercise regimen.

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