I have really bad health anxiety help please!?

Posted , 5 users are following.

I'm 17 years old and currently living with my sister 3 hours awAy from my parents. She works everyday so im alone all the time and im so scared I'm going to have a heart attack or something and then not be able to call 911 or just randomly stop breathing. I have back pain and breast pain like stabbing and I feel so scared Ive been to the doctor and the ekg was okay and every thing but I do have a heart murmur. Ugh I'm so scared. A day never goes by that I don't think I'm dying or have something really wrong. Please im begging for help.

0 likes, 5 replies

Report / Delete

5 Replies

  • Posted

    I know how you feel, just read this - https://patient.info/forums/discuss/help-me-please--451601?page=1#1580497 or this.

    https://patient.info/forums/discuss/strange-sensations-in-my-feet-is-that-anxiety--452395?page=0#1585549

    I'm scared too but you'll be fine. Just go and see a doctor and tell them exactly how you feel, what your symptoms are etc and they can help you smile

    Report / Delete Reply
  • Posted

    Hi, you need to try and breathe a bit slower, calm down a bit, remember you are only 17 and therefore quite young - and chances of a heart attack are pretty low for you.

    I had  a heart attack about 7 years ago - and I'm 51 now.

    Just chill - think positive and calm thoughts - if you feel really bad then know you can phone the hospital and there are people who care and will come and see you.

    Report / Delete Reply
  • Posted

    You're so young. Dont waste it on worrying...try to find things and activities that get your mind off it. That works for me. Sometimes taking a nice shower or bath. Watching something funny. For me if i get bad anxiety. It takes 2-3 days of doing things i just mentioned for it to go away. Usually what makes me relapse is my overthinking from my other real illness (cystic fibrosis) i think its something other than that and panic. But slowly im eliminating it. It takes patience.
    Report / Delete Reply

Join this discussion or start a new one?

New discussion Reply

Report or request deletion

Thanks for your help!

We want the forums to be a useful resource for our users but it is important to remember that the forums are not moderated or reviewed by doctors and so you should not rely on opinions or advice given by other users in respect of any healthcare matters. Always speak to your doctor before acting and in cases of emergency seek appropriate medical assistance immediately. Use of the forums is subject to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and steps will be taken to remove posts identified as being in breach of those terms.

newnav-down newnav-up