i never had anxiety or panic attacks before then i severely torn my rotatorcuff and then it all started my chest has pains i feel pressure building up in my head my legs get tingly my heart races .this has worsened over the last week .it happened when i was on the highway yesterday out of nowhere. i thought i was gonna die my doctor had me on .50 mg zanax he now has me on 1mg twice a day.has anyone ever heard of severely tearing a rotatorcuff and developing this i thought it was my heart for about 2 months they couldnt find anything wrong then i went to my orthapedic doctor and thats when i found out about my tear in the rotatorcuff.but i never had this before the tear.my doctor said he never heard of anxiety or panis attacks happening from it.but i also have a pain in my chest on the same side as torn cuff.and that happened 2 years ago i just never had it surgically repaired
Sorry to hear about your attacks. I can relate completely. I never had a panic attack before until I got sick last April (which resulted in a hysterectomy). I now suffer from 3-4 attacks a day. I swear it had something to do with the surgery, but doctors say no. I'm taking .50 mg xanax 3 X/daily and resperidone in the evening. I hate taking any meds. The attacks have hit me while driving as well, which is very scary. I thought many times I was having a heart attack. I hope you feel better - take care.
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