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Speeding heart beats and irregular breathing, is that anxiety attack?

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Dr. William Holmes
Child Psychiatry 34 years experience
Could Be: Increased heart rate and difficulty breathing can be physical symptoms of a panic attack. It would be a good idea to have these symptoms evaluated by your regular physician if you have not already done so. If there appears to be no clear problem related to your lungs or heart, the the likelihood of panic attacks becomes even more likely.

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Last updated Apr 16, 2016

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