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Nov 23rd had a day of indigestion. Thought maybe some constipation was causing it, but even after a bowel movement it was still there. Woke the next morning in tremendous pain. Thought I was going to die or having a heart attack, my upper chest between my breasts was so tight I couldn't breathe. I started panicking and told my husband to call the 911, I was all clammy, so sick, felt like I needed to have a BM. Paramedics took all my vitals, oxygen levels and everything seemed like no emergency to them. I was transported to the ER They proceeded to do all the tests, blood work, urinalysis, CT whatever everything looked fine. But here I am 62 years old crying, sobbing, begging them for help. They injected 1mg Ativan and I started to calm down. But within the hour it all started again. Well before my third trip to the ER they gave me a few Lorazepam so I could make it to my endoscopy. They found some irritation in my stomach called it Gastritis put me on a PPI. Believe it or not three more times to the ER. A wonderful doctor finally told me I was having Panic attacks. I followed through with a routine office visit, but when I was leaving home all the symptoms started, headache, nasty taste like metallic, gagging, stomach pain.Then my breathing, tightness in my chest crying sobbing, not being in control, all at the doctor's office. How embarrassing, they cane me an injection of Ativan which barely stopped anything, I just become so exhausted it stops. She prescribed 1mg Lorazepam two times a day. How fun, I have 10 panic attacks a day and I get to decide which two I need them most. Next appointment with her tomorrow. Wonder what she going to say when I've already used twenty out of thirty pills in one week Trying to make appointments with a Gastoligist and their booked two months out. Same with the Psychiatrist two months out. I'm a very strong person, but these are killing me inside.
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