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Customer: replied 10 days ago.
i suffer from bad anxiety i havent had a full on panic attack in a while i have been so good, earlier i went out for a few alcoholic beverages and i had a huge panic attack i couldnt speak properly, i was shaking, felt like i was gonna die chest pressure and pain this was 3 hours ago , im 19 ive had normal echo, multiple ecg, chest x ray, troponin tests and been seen by 12+ doctors and none have ever found anything wrong with my heart

you need better treatment for your anxiety symptoms

there are medications like sertraline, fluoxetine, paroxetine which can help decrease anxiety symptoms.

medications like diazepam, clonazepam can help decrease anxiety

hydroxyzine, and propranolol can help as well

medical marijuana can help decrease anxiety symptoms

regular exercise and yoga can help decrease anxiety symptoms

EMDR Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy can help decrease anxiety symptoms

talking with a psychotherapist regularly like through teletherapy can help decrease your anxiety symptoms

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
I take sertraline 50mg im just so scared of a heart attack

you may need a higher dose of sertraline

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
This was taken on my personal ecg device

bad anxiety can cause fast heart rate.

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Does this look okay tho

yes, that looks fine

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Done another one just
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
another
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
This is my device its 1 lead FDA approved

what is that?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Its a personal ecg monitor its FDA approved

ok

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
What the cardiologist has said

you need to stop smoking and stop drinking

and get treatment for your anxiety symptoms

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Why i like alcohol though

because you have bad anxiety symptoms

and alcohol acts like a benzo to help decrease some of your anxiety and helps your relax

but it also damages your liver and your stomach and your kidneys

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