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Is this Anxiety/Panic Attacks?

I'm 21 year old,Male.
Sense June/July and getting worst in the present, Iv been having pains and achs all over my body around my stomach ,chest ,'heart', side of armpits and such as well as blurry vision for a few seconds and sharp pain in my head lasting only a few seconds mostly in the left back side, causing myself to freak out and pace the house and go frequently to the washroom to check hearth rate and my eyes to make sure I cant see anything physically wrong.

But the Problem on top of that is that Iv been losing weight without actually losing weight!!!! My skin is slowly getting tighter on my body leaving no fat at all and every bone in my body is showing, I horrible underweight but my bones never showed as much before in my chest neck and temple but they are showing up worst and worst everyday, yet my weight is still the same. I'm 6 Foot 2 and 130 Pounds! BMI of like 16.X So where is my fat going and why am I losing weight? This just worries me even more because I have pain all over my body which makes the Panic attacks worst for me! And I don't work out at all right now, or even leave the house, I'm off work for a few weeks so I'm not building any muscle to replace the fat.

I have what you would call the same symptoms of Anxiety like feelings of head pain , going to have heart attack, chest pain, light headed, lost and confused, blurry vision, but I don't know if I have Anxiety cause iv never talked to a Doctor about it and I think I may have something worst!

Do you guys have constant Chest, Stomach Pain and a Gurgling feeling in the chest next to heart on the left side?

Maybe , I don't have Anxiety but a actual problem and this is making me Anxious and causing my Panic Attacks cause its impossible to sleep at night!

Thanks for reading and giving you input, Ill be watching this frequently and re-posting on anything new that happens!

Thanks,
CJ
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Anxiety can manifest itself in many different way including some really uncommon physical symptoms.  It is very common for those who suffer from anxiety to think they are suffering from some serious medical condition, but in fact it is really just your mind thinking that there is something wrong and the more you dwell on it the more pronounced the physical symptoms become.  It is an ugly cycle and it gets worse and worse and you feel completely helpless to make it stop.  I know it *****, but what needs to happen is for you to start identifying what triggers or situations are occurring right before you begin to start feeling out of control.  In my case if for instance I get a sharp pain up the left side of my body I instantly think omg whats going on whats wrong with me... then i start panicking and my heart races and then i think i am having a heart attack, then i cant breath, then i cant see... its a viscous cycle that is in fact the exact definition of what a panic attack is. Hope I helped and if you would like to talk more I'm on here every day :)
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Thank you for your post and support it made me fell great just now cause I just had a panic attack -_-
I was always the one who laughed at people about stress and anxiety because i use to be like "Oh its all in your head, get over it"
Now I have it really bad and with that comes crazy hearth racing, room pacing Panic Attacks!
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Another day and I'm still alive!
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Go to the doctor. Unexplained weight loss (assuming you're eating enough) is not a good thing. It could be anxiety, but it could also be something else, and it'd be wise to get it checked out.
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Yea, I have a appointment Friday, ill let you guys know what the doctor says!
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he man I have exactly the same problem... I always check my heartrate and i have the fluttering feeling (except it's on the right side) my chest cramps on the left side.... i have been feeling like ive been getting skinnier, but i haven't lost any weight at all... the weird thing is that ive actually gained a few pounds....oh and have you noticed that your veins seem to get really thin when you get nervous or anything??? cuz i usually have noticable veins and then when i get nervous i look at them and they are abnormally thin.... it's weird... i guess i can only notice it because i have big veins to start out with.... let me know how your visit to the doc goes...
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Yea I'm gonna visit him tomorrow, is there a way i can get a hold of you to chat like msn or something, maybe make a new email so know one knows who you are and my veins are popping up everywhere, places i couldn't see them before now there bulging like mad in head and, arms, legs, thighs.....
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Sorry for double post but i sent you a PM Kevin222
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I missed the doctors appointment and have to schedule a new one! This *****!
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OK, so i havent seen the doctor yet but i still have neck and arm pain with numbness also in head and legs and my left side hurts when i breath in and my chest still gurgles on the left side!
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Doctor tommorrow at 2:30... better go good!
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Sounds like anxiety, but I am going through the same kind of thing. I feel like i have chest pain and pulsating.. the pulsating is real.. like that feeling of your stomach groaning from hunger constantly even when your full. I also think it is my heart at times but have to remind myself it is my abdomen area. The panic attacks ***** if you get them. It is like a pyramid of problems that are impossible to stop if you cannot find the trigger and get rid of it before it spins too far out of control. I feel like during some panic attacks I could have a seizure and like swallow my tongue or have some kind of fainting resulting in injury or permanent brain damage. I hope you see a good doctor and be very precise with how you feel.. take a journal even of mental notes you make and want the doctor to be aware of.
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great idea, i well take some notes to him when i go today that way my message is clear, and i wont have to think of it when im there.
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male 21, the problems i have encountered, and these are completly out of nowere except for 2 of the episodes were when i was out of state away from my family. i would get really light headed and everything would go white and i would pass out, when waking up i would be uncontrollably crying and having a very hard time breathing. this would last around 20 minutes, but the worst 20 minutes ive ever had, anyone ever have this happen?
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No, i havent had that issue at all ...yet -_-

Anyways on off to the doctor in a few hours, ill be sure to update what he says and may even record the hole thing for inspiration and post it here for you guys!
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Hi I will be waiting to see what the doc says CJ.  I have a bunch of symtoms (symptoms) right now too and I am hoping it is anxiety.  I have had diarehha for 7 weeks and nausea with the occasional vomiting.  My heart racing like crazy up to 140bpm. I have been to the ER once.   I have had numbness and tingling in my left arm and sometimes in my left leg.  Jaw soreness and now by biggest complaint is tingling in my head with some facial numbness.  I am so sick of all of this stuff!!!!!  I have a CT scheduled today at 11:00 and a echo and stress test tomorrow at 3:30.  Hopefully all of this will come back normal and I will conclude I have GAD...Anyone reading this on any meds for GAD and if so what meds are they and are they working?  Thanks so much.
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Back from the doctor, she didnt do anything or tell me anything or test anything.

She told me to come back in two weeks and if everything is the same then shell do a blood test, thats about it.

Useless

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That really stinks for you.  I was hoping that you dr would do a good exam and run blood work on you.  You need some reassurance.  In my case I will not say this is anxiety until the tests are done.  I have had a blood panel done....potaseum .4 low, and glucose 12 pt high..I have had 2 EKG all fine. A 24 hour heart monitor. also in limits with 47 pvc's. Today I had a CT scan of my head (I am having tingling sensation in my head and left arm and left leg) Came back clean. And tomorrow I am having a MRI of my neck due to the numbness and also a Echo and Stress test due to my resting rate getting up to 140.  I pray nothing is wrong with me but I want to know if it is.  Hopefully everything goes great tomorrow.  The Doc also ordered 2 more blood tests for me today a Vitamin B test and a arthritic test..  Reassurance is a good thing. I have never had anxiety before in my life and nothing really stresses me out. So this is all very weird to me.  I think you should make a appt for another doc.  Someone who will reassure you.  Best of luck to you and keep us posted.
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I guess ill wait 2 weeks until i see my doc agian and then if nothing has changed that they well step up and do some test.. other then that i got two weeks to get through!
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Oh, I just discovered that i have ligth  brown spots  from under my armpit area to my left nipple..... insulin resistance maybe?
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when i started this thread i was 135 pounds almost, and now im about 120 at 6 foot 2 -_- im scared
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FROM FED UP

I know what yor are feeling,tingling,numbness,

all the things I have felt,going to pee a lot,headaches,nausia most of the time light headed,body aches,throbbing mscles but no pain,twitching feeling in my body,I have felt almost everything,and yes so many lose weight,
I know of many who have fainted,that is always my fear

woken up the past 3 morning with my heart racing,and some butterflies in my tummy but not all 3 morning .I am awake now at 2:50 am been up for 1.5 hours reading up on heart racing.I think my heart racing woke me,or I was hot

I do good at times,this time what set off my heart racing I think had to do with this constant pain in my upper  tummy that I get only if I eat beans or whole wheat breads

its scary,but as I read CJ's and yours it started sounding familiar again
I haven't worked full time in about 6 years,and I can only work at a friends home business

its hard going through it.I get maybe just a bit anxious just before my period,which now being in perimenoposal I have it every 3 weeks

I don't go out alone anymore,I go with my hsband,this year has been the worst for me,had a few health issues that turned ot to be all normal
but the stress of it all,the tests and the waiting

I have been having attacks since 1996 after my mom died

when I go in a store,if I am alone,it starts,what if I get dizzy,what if I faint(I have never fainted,just the room went dark a few time)and I get myself in a mild panic

I feel safest at home,
when I started to feel anxious before,I would just vaccum my house,I would bring my body up to my heart speed,but we have changed all carpet to wood floors,now vaccming floors is not the same as carpet

you all should look into a Vitamin B complex,I keep saying I am going to get some but everytime I am at the store I forget.I just can't wait to get of of a store,when I did remember they were all out

My doctor is a biatch,I complained about my light headedness or dizzy spells,without her doing any tests she said vertigo,I told her ok einstein,how did you come to this conclusion,I don't let my doctor off easy,I even called her a quack,

I am 45 and sure I feel its a heart attack,I have had ekg and so on,and this time around,I have been taking my pulse,I count how many heart beats in 15 seconds and then times it by 4,I was at 102,freaked me out,then I thought wow,this is it,I am going to die,mu husband calmed me down by rbbing my shoulders and back,and yes,I took my Clonazepam for anxiety,it didn't slow my heart rate it just cal;med me down

I am not always this bad,I get waves of it,so right now I am going through a wave,I figure i will think of it as being diabetic,even though you watch what you eat,take insulin,sometimes sugars just goes up

I don't take antidepressants,because I was not depressed,the panic attacks and aanxiety made me sad,if I wasn't having any,I felt myself

I too have had tingling one side of my body thinking it was a stroke,my head,feel full of fluid to me at times,like having a cold without the cold

and sometimes feeling like |I am ot of body,now I always have my cordless phone with me,just incase I have to call 911

I thank God my youngest is 19,that alone makes it easier for me,no small kids to worry some days I may make dinner in the morning if I feel good just incase I feel bad later,this way its cooked and I warm it up for dinner

I have learned to cope,but its not easy at times,and I self talk and say this too shall pass,but while I am in one of my panic its like the end of the world,and once its over,I think wow how stupid i feel that I thought I was going to die

I put weight on with my pills last 5 years I have been 40 lbs over weight,not good for a 5ft 4 in girl

I hope I hear of both of your appointments and reslts

but in the meantime,get Vitamin B complex,what your body doesn't need will come out when you pee,so don't get freaked over the colour of your pee






I had it for 3 days straight,so of course I am thinking my aorta will rupture


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