Anyone else suffering with really bad health anxiety? I absolutely hate it. I feel like it has taken over my life. I don't exercise anymore as I'm scared I'll get a heart attack even tho I'm 19 and that's really unlikely. Every small pain will throw me into panic and questions like "am I dying?" "Am I having a heart attack?". I have iron deficiency too which means sometimes I feel really weak and I can get dizzy and I used to be like "oh it's cool it's just the iron I need to eat something with iron in and ill be fine" now it's more like "it's my heart isn't" the worst is when I get an anxiety attack and my chest gets tight and I'm short of breath all I can think of is "heart attack" now I'm just thinking how long am I gonna be like this I just want to enjoy my life again like I did before, with no worries. I'm scared to do anything, go to a theme park (I used to love rollercoaster so much, now I'm too scared to go on one) , sleep round my friends house, Go to work, go to town, exercise and even tho I hardly ever drank before as alcohol wasn't my thing anyway I'm scared to even have a little bit of alcohol. I was really looking foward to the day I move out and live by myself and be independent but now I don't see that happening. Don't know how I'll go to uni either if it means being away from home
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