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Breathlessness/Tightness in throat

I have been experiencing severe tighness in my throat, breathlessness and slight wheezing.  This woke me up in the middle of the night because I could not breath and get my heart rate under control then causing me to panic.    When I went to the hospital they did a EKG, thyroid test, and chest xray.  All were ok and they chalked it up to a panic attack.  I realize I had a panic attack however it was caused by not being able to breathe.  I have had these symptoms now for over a week sometimes my heart races and I get dizzy but that is not all of the time but the tightness in my throat and feeling like I am breathing through a straw is.  I have read about Vocal cord dysfunction and chronic hyperventalation syndrom (syndrome) and both sound like something I might have (more VCD).  Any suggestions?

Thank you!
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