Feeling like my heart stops. Panic?

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Melissuh
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   Posted 5/11/2017 9:45 AM (GMT -7)   
I just cross posted this in the Anxiety forum as well.

I DO suffer from anxiety and most recently terrifying crippling panic attacks.

Newest sensation ( which i think ive felt in the past just not as intense ):
I feel as though my heart has stopped, i cant breathe and a warmth spreads over me .

I recently had to have my metoprolol increased from 25mg to 50mg as my PVCs are back with a vengeance after being pretty MIA for 3 months.

I guess im just terrified that my heart will do that and it'll just stop completely....

straydog
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   Posted 5/11/2017 2:13 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Melissuh, it does sound like the panic attacks are getting the best of you. Try to concentrate on getting it under control & I bet this newest sensation will cease. Take back your control over the panic.

Take care.
Susie
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Melissuh
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   Posted 5/11/2017 3:46 PM (GMT -7)   
Im certainly hoping so! The heart stopping/not being able to breathe/warmth feeling is horrible!
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theHTreturns...
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   Posted 5/12/2017 2:50 AM (GMT -7)   
distraction is key. distraction helps me with stacks of stuff. keep strong. susie is right, it will pass.
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