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Colby, KS
A 19-year-old male asked:

I am experiencing rapid heart rate (worsened by: psychological stress) , difficulty sleeping (quality: difficulty falling asleep) ?

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Dr. Elaine Stageberg
6 years experience
Depression/Anxiety: These symptoms could be due to anxiety, depression, or PTSD. You don't specifically state a question here, so I would need more information to fully answer. I would encourage you to get a full medical work-up to rule out an "organic" cause of these symptoms (ie, something with your heart, lungs, hormones), but consider that these symptoms could due to psychological stress.
Last updated Oct 18, 2017
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