Please help I feel stupid and scared

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I suffer from anxiety/panic attacks and take tabs for high bp.

Today I had an energy drink on an empty stomach and had half a tin of tuna 2 hours later.

I had a really stressed day and only after work, when I was destressing did I start having heart palpitations. I think this is also due to me reading that you can die from an energy drink on an empty stomach.

I have eaten supper but still feel tingling sensation.

Should I be scared or am I just over analysing the situation.

By the way I also suffer with sinuses and we have just had run after a 6 week hot and dry spell.

Please help!

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    Energy drinks qre caffiene and speed based of course they would give you palpatatiiins. Dont drink that stuff unless its a nutritional smoothie or shake. Its counter productive to anxiety and blood pressure. Drink lotsof water to flood your system and throw out any caffiennated energy drinks.
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    It depends on what you mean by energy drink, Is it a fruit based drink or a can of redbull? Stimulants (like redbull type drinks) could aggrevate your anxiety but so could a fruit smoothie as its full of sugar.

    Try not to worry as it will wear off soon.

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    The palpitations should die down in a while, if the dont in a couple of hours and you are still scared, call 111, they will advise you.

    I have palpitations all the time, mainly at night, super scary ad afraid to go to sleep..

    But they do stop, though mine last for hours..;(

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