Because I have felt so unwell for so long, I have been taking supplements and eating well to try and do something for myself. I started taking some iron as my hair has been falling out and I read that and protien is good for your hair, so not only supplementing, but eating steak sometimes as well, which I haven't done in years. I am only a small person, weight about 9 st.
Anyway at work last Friday I felt dizzy and had really strong rapid heart beat, felt it was going to jump out of my chest, scared me...ended up in the cardiac unit...it calmed down, the hospital said eveything was ok and discharged me. It wasn't until I got home I thought about the iron, googled it and they all said the same, how dangeros it culd be and rapid heart beat. I have since spoken to two GP's who have both said no it wouldnt be the iron...and yet it says so on the NHS website!! Also one of the docs agreed with me that because I was having black/green stools that the excess iron was being excreted by my body! How can thy say no and then say that?!
The medical system drives me crazy....and you do have to be careful about not getting labelled withthe "anxiety label!"
I don't know for sure that i was the iron, but it was the only thing that I had done different, I have to go on a 24hr heart monitor now. I have had little blips in the past, but have put that down to being panicked.
Anyone know what I am talking about?