im 17 and just trying to find any form of answers.
for the past 9 months ive been having these "attacks" where my fingers have a tingling sensation then go numb. My entire body shuts down and then i have violent muscle contractions/spasms. My fingers, arms, stomach, feet, and legs become stiff and painful and it feels like each nerve its being twisted and pulled in all different directions. My eyes and vision during this shake uncontrollably. i have been told, from those who are sometimes there with me, that my heart rate is around 140-150 bpm.
i got a blood test within the first few months of my attacks and was told that it was anxiety attacks. However, they have gotten worse and i cant find any cause of my "anxiety"; if i have any. Some times they come out of nowhere, like when im sitting in class doing nothing.
I have kept a record of most of my "attacks" and have had 52 of these "attacks" in the past 9 months.The symptoms are all the same.
the reason why i am asking is because i want to know if it is worth getting a CT/CAT scan. i dont know too much about them but i am afraid that all these attacks might be due to something in my brain. I understand that this is a post/form and that i should see a professional but im just trying to take that first step.
anything is appreciated.