It seems that heart related anxiety is very common. I have had this for as long as I can remember but dont dwell all the time and it is not just in the head as real symptoms are there. I believe that worrying about something causes actually physical symptoms. I have complained many times to various GPs who say there is nothing wrong with me and it is anxiety or nerve pain . I have stopped going unless really ill because I always feel like they think I am wasting their time. One sent me for an EGC which was fine but how reliable are they? Anyway I am on a health kick at the moment so cannot put chest pain down to an unhealthy lifestyle. What I dont understand is when I am sat at the computer and out of the blue like the other night my chest hurts and it extends to my back. It lasted 5 mins but I start sweating and imagine the worst. I wonder am I stressed, or sat too long in one position or is it indigestion ??? Its the not knowing whats up that causes the worry isn't it . I would like to go for plastic surgery on my nose but am scared of the aneathestic. Its just a life of worry and its so tiring. On top of that I have a blushing phobia to contend with . I try to stay positive but its not easy. Last night my neibour came round with her 2 daughters . It was out the blue and I was having my tea. The lights in my front room are a bit bright at the moment (wrong bulbs I think) so I felt very exposed . I started worrying about going red especially as my kids were watching me. So I did . Everyone noticed I am sure and when they left I thought . . great !! My son said I went red and I felt I should try to explain I felt in the spotlight. Its so hard knowing whether to talk about it as you dont want to pass it to your kids but I took the option to make light of it and laughed it off . I thought that was best !! I refuse to let anxiety get me down this year but when faced with such symptoms it takes strength to stay positive
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