Good advise to get heart fear out of my head

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I can't seem to stop worrying about heart and the pressure is have all the time in sternum area. Ekg, echo last year all good. Been on prozac for two weeks

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    How long prozac take to work am on it and keep on feeling my heart filtering am scare
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    Being the tests are all good it is most likely coming from anxiety. It took me a long time to get it through my head that nothing was wrong with my heart. Try an exercise:

    Say 5 things you see(ex: I see the lamp shade)

    Say 5 things you hear

    Say 5 things you feel

    Then

    Say 4 things you see

    Say 4 things you hear

    Say 4 things you feel

    Then 3

    Then 2

    Then 1

    You can repeat exercise a few times. Hoping you feel better.

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    I have the same issues. I'm also on prozac, seems so be helping a bit I guess. Do things like coloring, drawing, organizing, something to make your mind ignore the symptoms.. They will eventually go away. I had an echo last September and this whole week I've been telling myself I had a heart attack Monday and I'm on the verge of having another one.. Typing this I know how crazy it sounds, but just know you're not alone.

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    Try some mylanta or gas-x maybe it's anxiety induced indigestion or gas. I feel that pressure sometimes too and a good burp or butt burp helps.

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