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    Anxiety: Heart Fear
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    tsmtihey posted:
    Hello there I am just wondering if anyone has any information regarding having a heart fear or Somatization Anxiety. Right now I am having a small panic attack again worried about my heart and that I am having a heart attack. I have been having these feelings on and off since yesterday, and went to the doctor as well who did some basic tests. He said that I seemed to be fine minus some High Blood Pressure from being overweight. He doesn't think an EKG was needed, but said I could always go to the ER since I don't have insurance. He is saying that it's more than likely anxiety that is causing my issues. At the moment though I am feeling a sense of fear since waking up.

    My situation right now that has been triggering my anxiety is that I lost my job and home 5 months ago, and I have been unable to find work. Two weeks ago my unemployment was cut off so now I have no way of paying rent to a friend who is letting me sleep on his couch. My body has started developing bad pains throughout my joints, and my chest causing shortness of breath and what may be acid reflux after I eat. Up until two weeks ago I was really only getting pains and weakness, but now the symptoms seem to have become more severe. I am just not sure what to do, and I am just scared.
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