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What do you think I need to do
Do you have any other medical conditions?
On any medications for anything at the present moment?
No to both
Since how long are you having these symptoms?
The great thing is that your ECG and heart examination was normal.
So that pretty much rules out anything serious.
Have you been under increased amount of stress recently?
Are you an anxious type of personality or someone who gets stressed easily? Or a laid back person?
Yeah my wife had a miscarriage and i do over think things my mate has had a heart attack and another friend has been diagnosed with cancer so i do have it ticking over in my head
I am sorry to hear that.
To top it of my friend had a ECG the day before his heart attack and the results were fine so another thing playing on my mind
I would have felt the same way
I certainly think it is related to anxiety
Is there anything i can take ? When my vision goes blury its so scary then my heart races and i honestly feel like at the time im going to die and then im tight chested and headache all day it honestly feels like im dying wen it happens and for hours after
That is something that is called a 'panic attack' which is when the anxiety becomes severe.
Something like ativan is what would help when one does get a panic attack.
To reduce the number of panic attacks you would regularly need to be on something like escitalopram (cipralex) 10 mg once daily.
You certainly do need a referral to a psychiatrist for an appropriate evaluation.
All the symptoms that you are mentioning suggest to me that you are having severe anxiety and at times having a panic attack.
Are you following me?
Yes I think so i just want it to stop and have reassurance that there is nothing medically wrong with me inside i suppose its the fear of dying. Can i get ativan and escitalopram in chemist im just so tired of being tight chested and blury vision and im just paranoid i suppose i use to smoke and drink as a youth ive quit all that but i tell my self maybe its taking its toll ive just had enough of worrying
Yes you can get it from the chemist but only if you have a prescription.
You need to visit your GP and get a prescription or be referred to a psychiatrist.
Are you with me?
Yes so book to see my gp and get sorted but in your opinion im medically ok organ wise or it would of shown on the ecg
I am sure you are medically fine
I certainly do not think you have any issues with your heat or chest.
Is there anything i can take or do til i see my gp because i am suffering
The most important thing is to try and relax yourself as much as you can. Try and keep your mind busy in things that you enjoy.
This may be something like video games, gardening, talking to your friend who you trust, talking to a family member.
Try to share your feelings with someone and if there is something there around you who you can trust or share your feelings with then that is one of the best things.
Thank you so much yes i will do that am i ok to excersise i love playing my rugby but just been worried because of chest and blury vision
Yes you are okay playing rugby, exercise.
You can do whatever you wish
Your heart and chest are fine
There is nothing to worry about.
No and thank you so much for your help
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