I have irregular heart rate, rapid heart rate, diagnosed heart murmur and chronic shortness of breath (has these problems for five years). There are physical problems which were caused from repetitive trauma (that also resulted in severe PTSD with dissocative and panic symptoms). Are there any medications that I should be taking to treat the irregular heart rate? My heart rate jumps from 30 - 185 during regular exercise at the gym every morning. It has changed little in the past year of gym membership. I'm female 30 yrs old 112 lbs 5'4"
So far I have changed my life to eliminate the recurring traumatic experiences I was having, and I'm in psychotherapy to treat the PTSD and dissociation. I want to know if I should be taking anything for the heart damage/problems.
your primary health care provider should handle those questions i have PTSD but i have not recieved any therapy is that what you go to psychotherapy because i am int erested in that one what do they do ? i also have schizophrenia :)
Please ask your MD for beta blockers to take only at night for 1-2 years. They will help your heart situation and can heal PTSD completely. You should have fast results from this, reduced anxiety, better sleep, and calmer heart rate.
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