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Fear of heart attack - tight chest feel like can't breath, tired, agitated?

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Dr. Mark Avdalovic
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
5 doctors agree

In brief: Go to ER!!!!

See your doctor immediately.
Although your symptoms maybe be minor there is no way to tell without a full medical evaluation.

In brief: Go to ER!!!!

See your doctor immediately.
Although your symptoms maybe be minor there is no way to tell without a full medical evaluation.
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry

In brief: Fear of heart attack

I agree with seeing your doctor for a thorough cardiovascular evaluation -- if you haven't done this but have acute symptoms, do go to er. If all is well with your heart, please know that anxiety & panic attacks can produce the same kinds of symptoms.
Anxiety also can be effectively treated with a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy and medications if needed. Psychiatrists can help w/this.

In brief: Fear of heart attack

I agree with seeing your doctor for a thorough cardiovascular evaluation -- if you haven't done this but have acute symptoms, do go to er. If all is well with your heart, please know that anxiety & panic attacks can produce the same kinds of symptoms.
Anxiety also can be effectively treated with a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy and medications if needed. Psychiatrists can help w/this.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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