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Grayslake, IL
A 37-year-old female asked:

Docsays heart is fine. have anxiety causing chest pain & arm numbness. also have esophagus probs. can anxiety cause left arm burning? indigestion?

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Panic symptoms like: Heart attacks. (shortness of breath, heart palpitations, sweating, etc) with normal ecg. Learn2relax your breathing. Practice when u r not having a panic attack so that when it occurs u will be prepared2use the relaxed breathing2calm yourself. At the same time remind yourself, it will pass, u r not having a heart attack or other physical problem. Therapists can teach u other relaxation techniques.
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Last updated Dec 16, 2018


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