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i feel anxious and my heart rate seems fast i lost with through

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i feel anxious and my heart rate seems fast i lost with through dieting 2stone but a stone of that is in the last 4 weeks the other weight took 3 months my t4 level was 11.00 and my tsh was 2.0 i was told this was normal so why do i still feel i cant concetrate foogy brain sleep disturbance i am 57
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Ken replied 3 years ago.
I am Dr Ken and I will be helping you today.
Your thyroid levels are in normal range.
Were any other investigations done to see for the cause? Do you have any diagnosed medical condition?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

i did suffer with panic attacks and am taking venafaline mr 150 and diazepam prn

Expert:  Ken replied 3 years ago.
Thank you for additional information.
Tachycardia {increased heart rate} can be due to varied causes. Before putting it on anxiety or psychological cause I would like to rule out few other causes like - Anemia, vitamin deficiency/ mineral deficiency/ raised blood pressure/ excess alcohol or smoking/ excess caffeine/ cardiac abnormalities.
Few investigations like blood tests/ echo-cardiogram should give us more answers.
Till than - Have balanced diet, adequate fluid/ exercise regularly/ avoid alcohol, smoking/ stay away from stress or anxiety {Yoga, meditation help}.
Wish you well.