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HI everyone I'm laura and I'm 22, basically iv had what doctors say is health anxiety and I don't belive them for one minute I know there the experts but I'm constantly feeling like I'm been misdiagnosed or there missing something long story short iv had panic attacks on a daily basis since December, iv had a few cbest infections and basically my general health has gone downhill since December, it all started just before newyeears eve I had my first propa "panic attack" convinced I was having a heart attack and so my dad rushed me to hospital I had the typical ecg, blood tests, heart enzymes checked and also chest x ray all to which was normal, ever since then I got diagnosed with anxiety and also costochondritis! Also had low vitamin d so was prescribed tablets, I'm also taking propanolol 10mg once a day ( reduced from 3 a day )and I'm also on 30mg of mirtazipine at night, now since December I have had 7 ecgs, 24 hour ecg, numerous blood tests and x rays to which they say they can't find anything but I'm convinced they are missing something everyday without fail I have severe chest/breast pain radiating to my left arm/jaw etc but it doesn't usually lead to a panic attack! My heart is currently pounding and I feel like I'm gunna pass out or something bad is gunna happen to me, I'm so focused on my heart and I'm always fearing the worse!! I know it's easy to say focus on something else I try reading books, games on my phone talking to family /friends my partner etc but nothing takes my mind of it maybe I should go back upto 3 a day of propranolol but I want to come of them hence why iv gone down to 1 a day but what I'm trying to say is they anyone out there with the same symptoms as me on same medication that have found a way to cope with not focusing on my heart and thinking that I'm having a heart attack all day every day even when I'm at work I'm always clutching my chest because when the pain comes it comes in waves that are so strong I feel sick and weak and that I'm gunna die there and then!! So has anybody please got aby advice to give me on how to cope with this chest pain I take painkillers but I don't want to get used to them I'm just petrified I'm currently sat clutching my chest because the pain feels like my heart is gunna explode can I have a heart attack just like that? I'm always thinking what if? What if it happens and I think it's a panic attack and it turns out to not be and it's not I know I sound stupid but I'm literally so scared and I don't know what to do thanks for reading x
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