Hello and welcome to HealingWell. I understand your concerns and you certainly have a right to feel the way you do. Anytime we have a dx of something going on with our heart it causes us to feel anxious and stressed. On top of that you have a new job committment.
I am sorry you have not been able to connect with a Dr. that you are comfortable with. Please do seek out another Dr. and advocate for yourself as a year sounds like you may have what is referred to as chronic pericarditis. Please remember I am not a Dr.
You may find this link helpful-
Do remember that there are many different causes of pericarditis so when reading this info don't get stuck on the worse case scenario.
I look forward to reading an update from you and please know I will be right here to support you.
Moderator: Anxiety, Osteoarthritis,
GERD/Heartburn and Heart/Cardiovascular Disease.
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It's about learning how to dance in the rain."~ Vivian Greene