what are the symptoms of a heart attack, and how long do they last before you have one?

i have anxiety attacks and am taking ativan… the medicine isnt working 100% because i still feel like crap.. my heart is always racing and am wondering if im coming up on a heart attack?

Written By Evie Neumann

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  • QuestionAskerAwaitingAnAnswer March 12, 2009, 4:48 pm

    this happened to my mom recently. it was mostly because of stress. now, if we are thinking of the same thing here, it is NOT A BIG DEAL. what would happen to her is her heart would beat in irregular patterns occasionaly. she said it would not hurt her, it was just "uncomfortable" and "different". I hope this answer calms you down a little. Her stress has gone down a lot so this happens VERY little now. If this does not answer your question or if you still feel worried and uncomforted by this answer, then it NEVER hurts to see a doctor. remember that. once you feel the irregular heart beat patterns you can go to the emergency room, but they will need some sort of proof. well, i hope everything goes well.