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Has anyone here ever had a panic attack while they were asleep and thought it was a heart attack?
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Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes. A panic attack can actually lead to a heart attack due to catecholamine surge and vaso spasm.

In brief: Yes
Yes. A panic attack can actually lead to a heart attack due to catecholamine surge and vaso spasm.
Dr. Charles Jost
Dr. Charles Jost
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Dr. Charles Jost
Panic attack may actually lead to a heart attack.
Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Nightmares
Sometimes nightmares are like that.

In brief: Nightmares
Sometimes nightmares are like that.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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