A 40-year-old female asked:
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woke up last night with tingling in left arm and numbness & racing heart with panic attack. now have tingling in toes on left leg & left arm. haven't been sleeping well for nearly a week. also, shortness of breath when i talk at times.

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Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Anxiety?: Anxiety can cause heart palpitations, pounding heartbeat and can even be a risk for coronary (heart) artery disease. The scenario is deserving of a cardiac work up. The tingling can be explained by rapid breathing associated with anxiety. Shortness of breath could be related, or could be related to heart disease or other issues. Identifying the problems will be step one, but relief is possible
Answered on Aug 16, 2018
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