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panic attack, chest pain, breathing

I am a 17 year old female. i smoke and used to drink a lot of energy drink. a week ago I had a panic attack (very fast heart rate, problems breathing, dizziness etc.) and it was the first time. since then I have had chest pains and tightness so I feel like I can't breathe. I also sometimes go dizzy. Any ideas to why this could be?
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replied July 12th, 2012
Panic attack, cigarette smoking, fast heart rate, problems breathing, dizziness, chest pains and tightness, energy drink consumption - these are described in the question. All of the symptoms could be explained by emotional effects such as anxiety + cigarette smoking + excessive energy drinks.
I suggest you immediately stop smoking (tobacco leads to rotten ways to die and is dangerous with birth control pills), eliminate energy drinks from your diet, and consult with your physician if your symptoms persist.
Please be aware that I am unable to diagnose medical conditions online.


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