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I am a 41 year old male and on July 30th 2016 I suffered a pulmonary embolism , I collapsed at home could not breath properly , lost feeling in my arms and legs and vomitted blood (sorry for being so graphic) I was in good health prior to this , I did have a superficial operation on my chest on the 14th July and went back to work a week later after not listening to the advice of the surgeon (my job is very manual) though my consultant says the two may not be related , I was in hospital for 5 nights and given blood thinners , I then came out on prescription rivoroxoban which I am still taking. I went to see my GP after experiencing panick attacks and she gave me some pills for the anxiety which I was not comfortable with taking and also suffered mood swings etc so with the doctors advice I came off them . The problem is I can't shake the anxiety I'm feeling , every time I have a pain in my chest or legs or anywhere really. I relate it back to the incident, I worry all the time that it will repeat itself , I have a young family and the thought of anything happening to me is overtaking my life , any advise from anyone who has experienced the same would be appreciated as I feel in limbo , thanks for reading.
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