It's good that all other causes have been ruled out! Often anxiety has a root cause which is usually something traumatic that happened in our past which we have tried to forget and never dealt with. It presents itself with anxiety and/or depression as we get older. You will learn what, if any underlying emotional problems are causing this anxiety and address those. He/she will be able to teach you relaxation skills. I used to get shortness of breath and my doctor asked if I sighed a lot during the day??? Turned out I did! By not doing this, my shortness of breath went away. Also, often when we are nervous we tend to breath in a more shallow way, so pay close attention to your breathing and practice taking deep, slow breaths thru you nose and slowly of of your mouth. You can do this without anyone ever knowing. Because you only have the one symptom you can beat this and move on. Hope this helps and take care!
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