Hi I'm 29 yo f. with a a family history of heart disease. I have been diagnosed with tachycardia and take metoprolol 50ml which had mad all my chest pai. Go away for over a year. Out of the blue about 6 months ago chest pains started again. Not very often but enough to stop me in my tracks like a panic attack. Which I have no history of not anxiety. As the months progressed so did my chest pain. It is now daily all day with very few moments of no pain. I am always aware of the pain even when it's dull if feel it. My heart now feels like it's having ha hard time pumping almost like its rattling or wheezing. I had gone to the hospital and they did another elf which showed my right side electrodes not working properly. They say it's common and not dangerous. I had gone to my doctor which gave me celexa and anti anxiety med ssri which I had an awful reaction to increase irregular heartbeat. I need help now I'm not able to live life any more as I'm strictly home bound. Please help.
I read your question and i understand your concern. With normal work up and medications all of anxiety and depression i think your doctor was considering anxiety and panic attacks for chest pain. With yoru history of metoprolol use, your cardiac profile needs to be addressed. I wonder which electrode are they talking about, if its an SA node then you will need a pacemaker. Other wise anxiety panic attacks are the best guess here.
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