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Choking feeling and Increased Heart Rate.


Today was a long day for me. My body seems to be taking a toll now.
My heart rate is really high and my heart has been pounding so hard that I can feel it throughout my breast and alongside my chest. I also have this choking feeling and I tried drinking something, but it only made me feel like I have something wedged in there. I tried hacking but nothing. I feel like I have been injected with adrenaline. I dont feel that 'good rush' though, I feel like im on the brink of a heart attack. I dont know what to do.

Please help.
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I get the same thing all of them time, it may be that your having a panic attack. I wish I had more to offer as far as help goes but I'm really just trying to get answers for myself as of right now as well. Little things that sometimes help me with panic are counting up to ten and down, counting your breathes (inhale 5 seconds, exhale 6 seconds, inhale 7 seconds, exhale 8 seconds then repeat), going for walks, and listening to music.  
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Hey Princess, I'm fairly new to all this also, and have experienced that same feeling you experienced even been to the emergency 3-4x in the past seven weeks, the first incident was legit, thought I was having a heart attack, but ekg and blood work was fine, could've been severe dehydration, but ever since then any thought of my heart makes me over think things to the point of anxiety, the other 3x I was in emerg they couldnt find anything wrong besides elevated blood pressure and rapid heart beat??, so like Marissa says, I find that being outside in the sun helps me ALOT, once the sunshine hits me, I'm able to calm down and relax, hope this helps you out...
9314345 tn?1409636047
Thank you for sharing your experience. I know it must be extremely difficult. My panic attack subsided after a long but difficult sleep. I hope we can all recover from our intense anxieties. We all just want to feel normal, relax, and enjoy our lives. We will all get there. We just have to keep pulling through.
9314345 tn?1409636047
Thank you guys, I went out today with my significant other, I had a blast and I feel much better since I actually went out. I'm usually stuck in the house which sometimes can stir me crazy, especially if I am having problems or stress lurking in the corners.
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I too feel this ocassionally. When I play or I am just idle and do some rapid motion then my heart beat increases immediately and I start to feel choked. But if as soon as it start of I start breathing rapidly then I feel okay and heartbeats becomes normal. I try to meditate to control it and it somewhat works. But since I started doing meditation I am actually able slow the heart rate by 10-15 beats per sec. By concentrating.
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