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A 17-year-old male asked:

Im currently a teen, why is that all of a sudden i felt like my heart was starting to shake right and left violently and then i started to sweat a bit. i was diagnosed with an anxiety disorder and took 2 ekgs and an ultrasound.

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Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 36 years experience
Panic attack: It sounds like the symptoms of a panic attack, because peoples heart rate generally goes up and people notice cardiac sympotms with anxiety always want to be sure no a problem with the heart. Anxiety is not uncommon. Want to look at cleaning up your diet, remove additives and food coloring, inflammatory foods can contribute-dairy, grains and sugar. many people do not tolerate. Get a Psych eval
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Last updated May 8, 2020


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