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IM having pains in my left arm and shortness of breath ive been to the ER many times only to be told its anxiety i dont believe that. ANY ideas???

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Dr. Sergio Schabelman
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Why NOT?

It can be a very good explanation.
You should change your approach though, as the ER is not the best way to get the right answer. Start with your PCP who will review all testing done in the ER. If he suggests counseling or medications for anxiety: FOLLOW HIS ADVISE!!. Remember that anxiety (panic attacks) are a real disease that can literally ruin your life. Don't waste time or money in the ER

In brief: Why NOT?

It can be a very good explanation.
You should change your approach though, as the ER is not the best way to get the right answer. Start with your PCP who will review all testing done in the ER. If he suggests counseling or medications for anxiety: FOLLOW HIS ADVISE!!. Remember that anxiety (panic attacks) are a real disease that can literally ruin your life. Don't waste time or money in the ER
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