For the past week I have felt completely out of it. Feeling dizziness, can't breathe, tired. I tried to brush it off, thinking maybe it's just an anxiety attack. Yesterday I was admitted to the hospital because I was having chest pains and a burning sensation in my chest, and I literally thought I was having a heart attack. They took a Ekg and X-rays but said everything came back fine. & they told me I had costochondritis and gave me medicine for it. I feel a little better but, I can still tell something isn't right. I still feel like my heart isn't beating the way it should, I feel like I'm choking, and I could faint. I hate feeling like this. The only time I feel good is when I'm alseep, and it takes me forever to get to sleep. It's a shame, someone please help!!
I had the same exact experience several years ago. I wasn't admitted to the hospital, although my family doctor sent me to the ER with the same symptoms which you described. I had the same tests run and the diagnosis was: costochondritis. I was given some medication for inflammation and a sling to put my left arm in (?). lol. But, like you, my symptoms continued, and I knew I needed help. Anyway, I found out I was having panic attacks, which have the same symptoms as you describe, in many cases.
I was then treated with some medications for my panic/anxiety attacks. It takes a while to get them under control, but with the right medication, those awful feelings will go away. I urge you to go to your doctor and discuss your symptoms, and see what can be done to help you. Keep in touch. G
I hope you are doing better now. Have you seen your regular dr yet? Maybe go to them and see if they can do a physical exam and blood work. Thankfully everything checked out ok at the hospital but maybe you need some further testing ?
Thinking of you and praying for peace for you.
You didn't mention if you have any underlying medical issues that you are being treated for. If there are new Meds or life events/accidents, etc.
You are sleep deprived and everything will seem worse. Investigate different ways for sleep healthy changes. Follow recommendations carefully because the longer it goes on the harder it will be to correct.
If you have seen your primary and didn't get satisfactory results then I'd see a cardiologist.
Stay positive and keep busy. Worrying is your enemy !
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