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A 45-year-old female asked:

Ptsd after episode of heart failure. had an echo just two weeks ago but already anxious about heart function. impossible for such a quick change?

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Dr. Susan Duenke
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
It will take time: PTSD seems normal after a life-threatening episode. It will likely take some time and good health to reduce your anxiety level. You might try meditation, yoga, therapy, to help you find some peace.

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Last updated May 15, 2016

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