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A 30-year-old female asked:

can sudden bad news cause panic/anxiety attacks? feel warm, nervous, fast pulse, feels like my heart beats extra beat, feel scared nervous, can't slee

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Dr. Stanley Berger
Cardiology 33 years experience
Yes: This is a common reaction however there are other causes for these symptoms. You mention excessive bleeding and a diuretic that might contribute to your symptoms. Usually, these symptoms will resolve quickly after a singular event such as getting bad news. If they persist or recur, see your doctor soon.

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