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A 26-year-old male asked:

Hello there, i suffer from anxiety ad get chest pains and heart flutters as my heart is shaking lasts only a few seconds ? thanks

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Sorry to hear that: Anxiety can cause chest pain and palpitations but a complete exam is in order to rule out serious causes and so that you can be reassured. (the vast majority of 26 year olds will not have a serious cause).

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Last updated Apr 4, 2014

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