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A 41-year-old male asked:

Pulse at 111 bpm but has decreased. slight tightness on left side of chest. heart stress/ekg test all great results. i have anxiety/panic disorder.

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Highly: unlikely that you have heart disease. Highly likely the anxiety/panic needs to be addressed. There are pharmacologic (anti anxiety agents) and non-pharmacologic (biofeedback, T.M. Acupuncture) ways of dealing.. Good luck.....BE WELL Hope this helps! Dr Z
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