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A 34-year-old female asked:

I have panic/anxiety when im panicking insted of fast heart rate my pulse feels really faint and i feel drained why is this?

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Dr. Lee Peter Bee
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Several causes: Faint or weak pulses, along with other other clinical symptoms, may be indicative of significant medical condition other than anxiety or panic attack. Conditions such as cardiac tamponade, paroxysmal atrial tachycardia, reentry multifocal atrial tachycardia, which can manifest as palpitation, fainting and fatigued. consult your physician for further evaluation to prevent future complication.
Last updated Aug 17, 2014

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