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A 51-year-old female asked:

On meds for anxiety/panic disorder so why is it my heart rate is still fast and chest and heart hurts dr said its my anxiety.heart dr said heart is ok?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Being on meds: doesn't automatically mean that your symptoms will be well controlled. Have your medications been optimized? Are you using non-pharmacologic techniques as well? There are a # of ways to address anxiety: Cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, , Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Acupuncture, Acupressure, Homeopathy, meditation, Yoga & exercise program.

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