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Hey everyone, so a little background - I've had Anxiety for almost 10 years now. I've always managed it by myself or through CBT, no medication and I've always refused medication for various reasons.
Over the last couple of days I've had chest pain and mild-moderate breathlessness. I personally thought it was my asthma due to high pollen or a pulled muscle in my chest (I've had similar before), however I wanted to get it checked due to the breathlessness being quite bad. Long story short, my doctor basically told me it was anxiety and fobbed me off with some Diazepam without really discussing it with me.
I'm quite annoyed by it to be honest because I'm actually on 5/6 sessions of CBT, I feel pretty much anxiety free, I feel the happiest I have in a while and my therapist told me not to go on meds when I first started it, never mind when I've almost finished it! I also don't get breathless with my anxiety, I never hyperventilate or have shortness of breathe etc. Mine is more palpitations and feeling like I'm going to pass out. I haven't taken the diazepam but just wanted to know if this is a regular theme with other people?
Sorry for long post!
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