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A 17-year-old male asked:

Why am i experiencing chest pain and heart attack symptoms even though i have an anxiety disorder? sometimes when im watching videos pain in my arm starts, what is the reason for this?

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Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
Panic Attack: When you have a lot of anxiety it makes you more likely to have a panic attack. Panic attacks can mimic the signs of a heart attack but they are actually very treatable. Please consult with a Clinical Psychologist for psychotherapy to help you with your issues and conflicts. Research indicates that with psychotherapy you can grow and change in good ways and find better coping mechanisms.

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