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Heart thuds
When I relax I sometimes get a big thud in the middle of my chest which sometimes makes me dizzy or naseous and my anxiety just goes crazy.
I keep wanting to go the doctors even though i've had an EKG done and it was fine.
Is this common with anxiety just one big thud and nothing more? I don't lose my breath but it feels like being hit in the chest quite hard.
It's really unsettling and then my anxiety just goes crazy thinking the worst as always.
Do alot of people experience this as well?
It really scares me.
Ohh yeah I am a male 21 years old.
No heart condition history in my family or such or any childhood heart problems.
My shoulder and back have been hurting like all hell lately as well like a burning sensation almost. Is this just muscle strain from my anxiety? I am going to a psychologist for the first time the 15th so hopefully that'll help me get over this slowly but surely. I have been prescribed Xanax and I only take it if I need to not on a daily bases mostly maybe 2-3 times a week 0.5 mg.
I'm guessing it's just my anxiety making it all worse and I overthink but it always feels better to get answers from people that suffer from this as well because not alot of people around me suffer from anxiety.
I can't stop obsessing about my heart being in trouble like something is wrong.
I am also going to the doctor again tomorrow and gonna ask for blood tests and such to get to the root of this if it even is anything which I doubt and I know I am more or less fine.
I just can't stop thinking about it.
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20467483 tn?1498601854
This all sounds stupid after writing it but it scares me alot when it happens and I get this rush in my body like adrenaline because my anxiety flares up.
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Your chest is connected to your shoulder and back.  You probably tweaked something doing something, like reaching or weight lifting or the like.  That's what it sounds like to me.  On the other hand, anxiety sufferers tend to get more digestive problems than other people and it could also be reflux.  Does it happen when you recline after eating?
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Yes it seema to happen more often after food especially some specific foods like sugary stuff and such. Ive quit candy and all that comepletely and made a list i do have gerd. Its just really unsettling
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Try not to recline for an hour or two after eating.  I don't know if you're on medication for the digestive problems, but if you're not, there are some good natural remedies that help that don't mess with your digestive acid that pharmaceutical products suppress, which isn't good long-term obviously.  Aloe juice, DGL (a safe form of licorice). and peppermint oil enteric coated caps are just three that might help tamp down this one problem until you find a diet and exercise schedule and some therapy that can get you to stop messing up your digestive tract.  
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Yeah I am on 40mg tablets that I take twice a day and they've been helping alot i've just been trying to find out the perfect diet for me and such. I've kept myself away from bread, sugar and such just testing what works for me. Don't remember the name of the tablets i've had a camera stuck down my throat and I had too high stomach acids and was put on meds then they didn't work too well so got new meds which are working better but I take the occasional rennis as well to damp it down. But thanks for the response. It's just really unsettling to get these feelings even though it's most likely nerves jumping and I am hyper aware of all my body symptoms due to health anxiety atm. I think I know the trigger to all of this and hopefully I will be able to work through it soon with professional help!
But always feels better to vent and talk about i in the meantime.
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Keep in mind that the medication you're taking is artificially suppressing your stomach acid.  You need that acid to digest protein and minerals, so your stomach is just going to keep working harder to produce it as the drugs suppress it.  As short-term relief this is fine but in the long-term you get rebound acid that just keeps the problem going forever.  As far as bread, bread is a very misunderstood thing and probably isn't a contributor to your GERD.  Wheat is probably a problem because it promotes inflammation because it's a completely human-made grain, but other grains may not be a problem at all and whole grains aren't usually a problem.  You don't need to eat bread to live, but nutrition is pretty complicated and you do want to focus your energy on things that are more likely to be the problem.  Wheat and dairy are two most common problem foods, with soy and corn following.  Too much meat is a problem.  Anything your particular system finds hard to digest is a problem.  So do experiment to find your perfect diet, but know that you probably can't do that while taking medication that is artificially altering your digestive system.  At some point, you have to fly on your own, right?  Peace.
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