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Is it normal to feel constant heart palpitations and shortness of breath here and there without actually having a panic attack on a daily basis. This is new to me I’ve been overly worrying and stressing out lately and that’s how it started. Also I’ve been having a hard time sleeping also. It seems like every time I close my eyes to go to sleep my heart starts racing and I get easily startled

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Anxiety gives you many symptoms. And I have felt all those symptoms you feel and still do at times. You might benefit from seeing a therapist. Talk to your doctor about your sleep disturbances. I have learned to accept that those symptoms are a normal for anxiety and they have gotten a little better because of my acceptance, although sometimes I get down and depressed, no one likes to feel bad.

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Thank you for the info I’m beginning to go crazy with all these symptoms and I keep going to the hospital over and over and they check my heart and blood work and everything comes back. I just feel down because I’ve never gone thru this til now.

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I was like that too, still am. feeling sick all the time gets me depressed and sad because I think of how good I felt years back, even a few months prior. But I can't be ungrateful I'M alive and physically healthy and I need to think about that. I am so health anxious that I began taking better care of my self and eating healthier and that has helped ease my anxiety a little

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Hi , constant palps too at the moment. Not nice at all .. I’m really trying hard to ignore it. Hope you get well soon!

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Sounds very much like me day to day. Accepting that it's your anxiety goes a long way to helping you relax ironically. Us that are prone to anxiety naturally tend to think the worse and thus creating a cycle as the anxiety triggers a response which it turn triggers another.

I have days when I'm very breathy, sweaty and have a constant high heart rate and can feel my heart everywhere. I know its my anxiety, I talk to my wife and she reassures me it's just my anxiety, it will pass, deep breath etc. For me having someone "talk me down" as it were and get me telling myself it's only anxiety gets me through. Without her I find it can pass from anxiety into full-blown panic

Certainly not good to be so reliant on someone else, but the key is definitely to accept the anxiety for what it is as it stops it that much quicker.

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