Medina, NY
A 41-year-old male asked:

When my anxietys high it feels like i have the wind knocked out of me. feels like i lose my breath. this happens multiple times during the day. i have rare pvcs and pacs with a tiny leak in my mitral arrhythmia. echo & stress test was fine?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
"Loss of breath" ?'s: With the prevalence of Covid-19, shortness of breath is a common symptom even after the initial infection wanes. Oxygen deprivation will cause cardiac irregularities on occasion, and if ECHO and stress test was normal with the exception of mild mitral valve insufficiencies, your symptoms should gradually subside. Even testing for Covid as "negative" does not exclude this cause.
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