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anorexia, a wide range of hear rates, Chest Pain and Dizzy

I've been struggling with Anorexia nervosa for 5 years, and last year I lost weight until I was 76 lbs. I'm still underweight, but not to this degree. Since this time, I've been having chest pains and dizziness, which my doctor believes to be anxiety. Most of the time, my bloods have been fine, besides a few incidences of low potassium. I've had EKGs, which came back as normal, and also a 24 halter monitor. The monitor showed that at night, my heart rate went down into the low 40s, but also jumped up to 120-140 bpm with no exercise, at random times in the day. My doctor says this is normal. Is such a wide range of hear rates considered normal or does this suggest a problem?
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replied March 1st, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. With every thing normal, anxiety can explain all your symptoms of chest pain as well as anorexia and weight loss. Treatment is mostly supportive, psychotherapy sessions and anxiolytics.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan






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