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always a little bit anxious but not like i am now.

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Hi, I am a 31 year old male who is having some extreme issues that everyone is saying are "panic attacks". Starting from the beginning i was always a little bit anxious but not like i am now. About 3 months ago i quit drinking alcohol and cigarettes. I was not an everyday drinking alcoholic, but a very heavy heavy weekend binge drinker. Usually leaving me hung over 3-5 days after.

Ever since i stopped all the bad stuff i have never felt worse mentally/physically. I even changed my diet to a mostly healthy intake.

So in the past month went to the emergency room three times saying i was having a heart attack. Dizziness, vertigo, confusion, fatigue, chest pain, sensitivity to light, numbness/tingling in arms/hands/body, scared of death etc... They did blood work, cat-scan and an EKG every time and everything was normal except one time ekg was tacardyia or rapid heart rate cause i was so "amped up" the doctor said.

Liver enzymes slightly elevated, LDL 190 HDL 34 "low". Any ideas? HELP!


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replied July 11th, 2017
Panic Attacks Answer A61635
Since all of your tests are normal, it is more likely that your symptoms are psychological and not due to any major medical illness.

You would be helped by seeking proper counselling from a psychiatrist who can help you manage your anxiety and stress, which would help your symptoms.


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