Hey everyone, Im just 14 and I've been so scared for the past few days. Almost a month ago, I have been getting chest pains and my Mom left for a few days and I got really stressed and stuff but then she came back and it went away. But 2 Days ago I got reminded that I have a doctors apointment on Friday and I started to get pains again and felt like I couldnt breathe. It happens on both size and I weigh about 120. I can say I dont eat that healthy because when I wake up I dont have time to eat alot, and at lunch I usually have a cookie and some fries and pop or something, and when I get home I eat somewhat healthy [Chicken and stuff]. Some people say it's anxiety but I dont think so, and that is when I get a panic attack.
According to the symptoms you reported, you might be experiencing panic attacks due to anxiety. However, the psychological causes are usually left for last, and other tests (physical exam, ECG, perhaps ultrasound) are recommended before relating the symptoms to anxiety. You might want to visit your family doctor who might refer you to a cardiologist for further tests or to psychologist for evaluation and treatment.
Meanwhile, try not to overload your heart with excessive stress, both physical or mental, in order to avoid possible complications if the condition is related to a physical cause.
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