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A 25-year-old male asked:

24/7 chest pain 6 weeks, near constant tachycardia palpitations shortness of breath past week. normal ecg, blood, chest xray. likely anxiety or heart?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Anxiety: Anxiety reaction may well be the cause of your symptoms if hyperthyroidism as well as organic heart disease has been ruled out by your physician and/or cardiologist. Consultation with a psychiatrist for stress management therapy is recommended as treatment for chronic anxiety state. Medication may also be prescribed for a short period.

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Last updated May 2, 2019

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