Dizzy, anxious, short of breath, chest pains

Hi folks, I've been feeling awful all day and am wondering if I should go to the hospital right now.

I woke up this morning and felt fine, but walking to work I felt light headed and anxious. It got worse when I got to work and I could barely function. My heart was beating strangely and I felt like I was hyperventilating all day. I even felt strange chest pains but they seemed to have gone away. I tried calming myself down because I thought it was an anxiety attack but I couldn't shake it. Its still happening and I'm getting really worried. I want to go to bed because its late but I'm almost scared to sleep. I'm still new at my job and I've never been this stressed out in my life but the heart symptoms and shortness of breath are really scaring me.

I'm 26, female, 120lbs from Canada

I'm relatively healthy but recently I've been getting I'll more frequently than usual. I hope its just stress.


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2 Replies

  • Hi electriclove, If you have been to a doctor recently and were diagnosed with anxiety, that is probably what it is due to the new job. However, if this is something new that you have not experienced before, I'd say to call you doctor at least. The probability of it being serious because of your age and weight are slim. But we are not allowed to diagnose. Do what you feel is best. Good Luck dear.

  • Hi

    It sounds like you were having a panic attack, try listening to relaxation music I find that helps me relax and calm me down,, hope this is helpful x

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