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So I've posted on here a few times outlining what's been going on for the past month but I'll sum it up quickly
-randomly got breathlessness feeling/choking feeling that lasts all day for about a month now
-then got heart palps that are on and off
-had a high Heart rate for 3 days along with shaking and feeling of doom along with chest pain and chest discomfort (trapped gas feeling and adrenaline)
-went to ER because of HR/shaking had ekgs a chest x Ray and blood work all good
-followed up with doctor nothing abnormal
-followed up with cardiologist did another ekg but nothing else- all normal
-waiting for echocardiogram
So now my new symptoms include burning in my stomach and chest and weakness/tingling in my arms and hands. The tingling and weakness I'm used to from previous times of bad anxiety but the burning sensation is new and annoying. Breathlessness is still here which is also very annoying but at least other than the burning I have no chest discomfort. My new obsession is my heart rate. It's lower than normal. My resting heart rate is in the low 60's and was at 59 today but sometimes when I'm sitting down watching tv I check its in the low 50s. Is this normal? I'm using the Fitbit charge to check my HR btw. Even though I've had tests and the cardiologist thinks nothing is wrong I can't help but worry about my heart constantly. I'm losing my mind. I've been sleeping maybe 4-5 hours a night and I have huge bags under my eyes. I can't believe I'm going through right now. Two weeks ago when my heart rate was at 110 sitting down I thought that was bad but thinking that my heart is going to stop because my heart rate is so slow is more terrifying. No heart disease runs in my family but my grandpa does have a pace maker that he just got (he's 78) because his HR was too slow. I'm only 21 so I realize how ridiculous I sound worrying about my heart but like a lot of you I have severe health anxiety since I was a kid and my heart is my latest obsession. Any time I feel a palpitation I check my monitor to see what my HR is at. I'm going crazy. My bf is ready to take my Fitbit away from me because he's afraid of how panicky I've become. Advice/support please !
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