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Anxiety Attack With Palpitations or a Racing Heart Beat

Understand your anxiety attack with palpitations or a racing heart beat symptoms, including 5 causes & common questions.

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5 Possible Anxiety Attack With Palpitations Or A Racing Heart Beat Causes

The list below shows results from the use of our quiz by Buoy users who experienced anxiety attack with palpitations or a racing heart beat. This list does not constitute medical advice and may not accurately represent what you have.

Panic disorder

Panic disorder is a chronic condition that involves repeated episodes of panic attacks, as well as worry about future attacks or consequences of attacks, or unhelpful changes in behavior to avoid the attacks. Panic attacks are episodes of sudden-onset fear, discomfort, and/or other symptoms tha...

Acute stress disorder

Acute stress disorder (ASD) is a psychological condition caused by trauma, especially by any violent attack such as robbery, assault, or combat. "Acute" means that clear symptoms appear within days of the traumatic event. Most susceptible are those with a previous history o...

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Generalized anxiety disorder (gad)

Anxiety disorders are one of the most common mental health problems in the United States. Generalized anxiety disorder refers to ongoing feelings of worry and anxiousness that persists for at least six months. Generalized anxiety disorde...

Panic or anxiety attack(s)

Panic or anxiety attacks are sudden feelings of intense fear or stress without true danger. Symptoms usually peak and then decrease within minutes. One may feel as if they are losing control or have physical symptoms like sweating or a racing heart. A panic attack can be a very scary experience and should be taken seriously.

Rarity: Common

Top Symptoms:

Symptoms that always occur with panic or anxiety attack(s): anxiety or anxiety/panic attacks

Urgency: Primary care doctor

Post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd)

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a disorder that develops as a reaction of trauma. One can get PTSD after living through or seeing a traumatic event, such as war, a hurricane, sexual assault, physical abuse, or a bad accident. PTSD causes stress and fear after the danger is over.

Rarity: Common

Top Symptoms: psychological or physiological distress

Urgency: Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Anxiety Attack With Palpitations Or A Racing Heart Beat

To diagnose this condition, your doctor would likely ask the following questions:

  • Are your symptoms causing difficulty at work, socializing, or spending time with friends & family?
  • Have you ever been diagnosed with a psychiatric issue, such as depression, bipolar, schizophrenia, or anxiety disorder?
  • Are there specific situations that cause your anxiety, or does it seem that almost anything will make you anxious?
  • Have you ever forced yourself to vomit after eating?

The above questions are also covered by our A.I. Health Assistant.

If you've answered yes to one or more of these questions

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Anxiety Attack With Palpitations Or A Racing Heart Beat Symptom Checker Statistics

People who have experienced anxiety attack with palpitations or a racing heart beat have also experienced:

  • 5% Rib Pain On One Side
  • 4% Anxiety Attack
  • 4% Anxiety

People who have experienced anxiety attack with palpitations or a racing heart beat were most often matched with:

  • 33% Panic Disorder
  • 33% Acute Stress Disorder
  • 33% Generalized Anxiety Disorder (Gad)

Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.