Hello I am 18 for a few months I have had stabbing pains in my chest but a few weeks Ago my breathing got terribly hard this discomfort is from when I wake up to when I go asleep then I expierenced dizzy spells ,I am a smoker but haven't smoked in 2weeks due to when I have one pull I can't breath then a few days later I started feeling heavy headed ,it all went in that order ,I went out today to some where I hadn't been I fell really sick in there and felt dizzy like I was going to collapse I was trying to listen to the woman but I felt spaced out and could hear my heart racing this is really effecting my life I had to leave straight away and get in my dads car home with out finishing the meeting any ideas
Have someone drive you to the ER asap.
Since you've been to the ER and checked out OK you might want to look into a condition called costochondritis. You'll find a good description of it at the Mayo Clinic's website (mayoclinic.org). It's a benign condition that mimics heart attack and the kind of pain you are having. I've had this for a long time. It causes a lot of anxiety which it seems you might also be having. Good luck and let us know how you are doing. Hank
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