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Found out earlier this month I have WPW. I have an upcoming appointment with an electrophysiologist and I'm scheduled to wear a 48 hour monitor this week. The cardiologist seemed confused that I had never struggled athletically growing up, and his surprise was a bit unsettling to me. The diagnosis is sort of confusing to me, I am in my late 20's and until a couple months ago I was fine. I went and got an ekg done in hopes of ruling out a heart problem and identifying my newly onset issues as anxiety and stress related. It's been a horrible year between a disastrous relationship (too complicated and messed up to get into), getting a really bad staph infection, and getting stressed out trying to keep up with grad school through all of this. Out of no where I seem to have a constant fluttering in my heart, numbness in my limbs, and I get dizzy/pre-syncope episodes when I go out in public. I feel like anxiety and stress have revealed this syndrome and are the major cause of the onset of related symptoms. I'm at a point where worrying if I'll get symptoms causes enough anxiety to set it off, and creates a vicious cycle. It's now hard to go in public due to numbness and pre-syncope when just a few months ago I was adventuring around everywhere with no problems. This is very confusing. Anyone else have a similar out of the blue onset of symptoms from this?
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