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Can regular heart palpitations cause fear & weakness? Ive been to heart doc they say Im fine. Is it just anxiety or Afib?

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: If all the work up

are negative for underlying heart, thyroid condition etc, then most likely you have anxiety.
A normal EKG and Holter monitoring would essentially rule out atrial fibrillation. Check out our website's tips on anxiety and panic attack. God bless you! http://www.webmd.com/anxiety-panic/guide/tips-for-reducing-stress

In brief: If all the work up

are negative for underlying heart, thyroid condition etc, then most likely you have anxiety.
A normal EKG and Holter monitoring would essentially rule out atrial fibrillation. Check out our website's tips on anxiety and panic attack. God bless you! http://www.webmd.com/anxiety-panic/guide/tips-for-reducing-stress
Dr. Victor Bonuel
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral

In brief: If the cardiologist

had you wear a Holter monitor for 24-48 hours & the recording of your heart rate & rhythm was fine, then you don't have atrial fibrillation.
Wireless Holter monitors can be worn up to a week. Talk to your cardiologist about your anxiety disorders & all your medications, herbs, OTC, etc. (S)he may be willing to request your insurance cover this. Seek Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy along with meds.

In brief: If the cardiologist

had you wear a Holter monitor for 24-48 hours & the recording of your heart rate & rhythm was fine, then you don't have atrial fibrillation.
Wireless Holter monitors can be worn up to a week. Talk to your cardiologist about your anxiety disorders & all your medications, herbs, OTC, etc. (S)he may be willing to request your insurance cover this. Seek Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy along with meds.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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