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what is anxiety? i'm 18 and have been experiencing a feeling of impending doom when it comes to my health. fluttering heartbeat, sweats, numbness

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Dr. Mathew Chengot
43 years experience Cardiology
Correct: The symptoms you are experiencing are symptoms of anxiety . See your physician
Answered on Dec 27, 2014

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Unlikely: Given your age & the pattern it does not suggest cardiac disease. You can always get a checkup & have your doc sort it out.
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Hear beat: this appears to be related to anxiety see your PCP

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