Well, first time posting here. Just over 10 days ago my lovely dad who was active and vibrant took a massive stroke. I rushed to his side and went into overdrive for the next week. I grieved immensely for the father I had lost, he is still in hospital but is not the same person. I started to feel unwell again and the lump in my throat wouldnt go away. I had the most awful pain in my left arm and kept putting it off as I was so busy with hospital visits etc. It got really bad so I went to the docs who did a blood test and ecg. I sat and sobbed during all of this as I was so distressed. I went back to gp and she peered at my ecg and compared it to the last one. The ecg suggested a heart attack and the next thing I know she was sending me up in an ambulance. Thankfully bloods showed it wasnt a heart attack but they think stress may have brought on angina. I have my wee spray to take and the pain in arm has eased. I have been referred to the chest pain clinic so hopefully that should rule out anything. I am 51 years old and my mother dropped dead of a heart attack at 50 and my father had 2 before his strokes. I have had my thryoid removed and my endo previously ordered a heart scan but still waiting. I am so scared of anything heart related. Anyone had a similar experience?
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