Hi everyone, I have been managing really well with my anxiety for the last few weeks, in fact I pretty much felt rid of it apart from my breathing problems - but even that for the last 5/6 days have been really manageable and almost gone. However for no apparent reason today is bad again, my breathing is really shallow and I feel like my chest has tightened up despite me taking antihistamine (as I suffer from hay fever type asthma which worsens my anxiety) and using my inhaler twice already today. I have gone lightheaded and got pins and needles three or four times, each time talking myself out of it and trying to regulate my breathing again but now I feel really bad and feel verging on panic again. Trying really, really hard to battle it but struggling majorly! I feel really down that it has crept up on me again having felt so good for what feels like a long time and am now sitting at my computer scared to stand up for fear of the dizzines//lightheadedness feeling. I know it gets worse when I have low blood sugar but I have eaten quite a lot today so can't justify why it is feeling worse. Can anyone else relate to this? The breathing feels like I can't get enough air in to my lungs which makes my chest tighten up and I feel like I am breathing in to my shoulders and heaving them up rather then breathing right down in to my lungs. Is this real or is this anxiety? Feel like I have gone twenty steps backwards
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