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Can a case of panic attack or extreme anxiety under stress situations be related to some heart disease?

Maybe. Some patients with impending cardiac events get a "feeling of impending doom" which sometimes quite appropriate.Even without a serious event being imminent, anxiety can catecholamine (adrenaline) levels which puts additional strain on the heart and vascular system. Read more...
Be careful. It was once believed that mitral valve prolapse could somehow promote panic. It may be involved in the onset of panic in very few. It with cardiac awareness could be the recipe. Stress can accelerate heart rate - maybe activate an arrythmia as a result - and it is recognized that it can promote angina. Careful medical assessment can offer reassurance that nothing serious medically is causal. Read more...

My old job was similar to body building. Something happened to me and I had a lot of tests done to rule out heart and lungs disease. The doctors said that its anxiety and panic attack. What should I do?

Too little info. Too little info for an answer. I do not know if you are taking any meds or products which could contribute to your symptoms. Read more...
I don't . Understand your question. Sound heart and lung test are negative. As i can see 2d echocardiogram, ct scan possibly of heart and lungs and pulmonary function test are normal. Anxiety/ panic attacks can mimic heart and lungs conditions like chest pain, sob, rapid heart beating, sweating and other. Anxiety disorders may managing normal daily task difficult. Have ur doctor check thyroid too. Read more...
Anxiety treatment. Might want to b referred to a therapist trained in relaxation therapy/exercises. Also talk to your dr. To see if a trial of Prozac might b warranted. Approved by fda for tx of anxiety, panic attacks, depression and bulimia. It is generic and less costly than cymbalta (duloxetine). Start on low dose and go slow. I also agree with labs for thyroid, t3, t4, and tsh. Read more...

Can I get coronary artery disease from a heart panic attack on ecstasy?

Don't use drugs. Panic attacks shouldn't cause heart disease, but certain drugs can. Many batches of ecstasy also contain dangerous stimulants which can accelerate heart disease or atherosclerosis such as Cocaine and similar. Many can also cause dangerous heart rhythm problems. Read more...
Not likely. . Ecstasy can cause acute coronary or cardiac muscle disease, damage, or death. But if not used chronically, it's unlikely to cause coronary artery disease. Read more...
Frought with danger. Acute use of ecstasy can lead to anxiety, paranoia, irritabilty. Too much ecstasy can cause heart attack, heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, stroke, be toxic to the heart, angina pectoris & destruction of blood vessels just to mention a few things. Use of ectasy is frought with danger and can lead to death. Read more...

Can you get coronary artery disease from a heart panic attack on ecstasy?

Side effects. No, you cannot get coronary disease from ecstasy. However, you can have side effects from the impurities in the drug. You never can tell for sure what you are ingesting from a street drug. You can have an arrthymia from too high of a heart rate but not coronary disease. Read more...

What are the symptoms of a panic attack? Are they similar to heart attacks?

Panic attacks. Panic attacks are psychologic reactions which can have symptoms which mimic those of heart attack. A real heart attack is caused by a heart blood vessel blocking off and damaging a part of the heart. Heart attack can be fatal. Panic attack usually isn't fatal but can be psychologically incapacitating. Read more...
Panic attacks can . Develop rapidly ; include: marked anxiety; rapid, pounding heart beat; chest tightness or pain; shortness of breath with hyperventilation; hot or cold flashes; a sense of butterflies in the stomach, nausea or even vomiting; tingling of mouth or extremities; increased sweating; feeling faint or lightheaded; headache or shaking. There may be difficulty swallowing or tight throat; a sense that you. Read more...